Le Pen, Diamonds, Lev Leviev, Berel Lazar, New York

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https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/05/05/le-pens-trump-tower-italian-fundraiser-tied-to-lega-nord-russia-are-diamonds-le-pens-best-friend/

Le Pen’s Trump Tower Italian Fundraiser Tied to Lega Nord-Russia; Are Diamonds Le Pen’s Best Friend?

 

Will France get an anti-American president, Marine Le Pen, who doesn’t even know that New York City is located there? Does she think that Trump Tower is in Montreal? “Vive le Quebec Libre! Vive le Canada Français et vive la France!” said De Gaulle on July 24, 1967 in Montreal: http://youtu.be/rGm6imM-7AI

And are diamonds Le Pen’s best friend, as once sang by another bleached blond? In “Gentlemen Prefer Blonds“-“Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friends“, Marilyn Monroe sang that the French may be willing to die for love, but that she prefers diamonds. Link: http://youtu.be/g__ANxxwKIk And, love won’t pay for Marine Le Pen’s campaign, it seems. The French connection would’t do. She needed an Italian connection in Trump Tower.

Enter her Italian “fixer”, George “Guido” Lombardi, apparently Giorgio Guido Lombardi, who migrated from Italy to the US in the 1970s. Lombardi states in an interview at the beginning of the BBC Panorama documentary “Marine Le Pen: Who’s Funding France’s Far Right” ( http://youtu.be/0ClNpJYuqdE ) that there were people at the cocktail-fundraiser, which he held for Marine Le Pen in Trump Tower, who could have contributed a million dollars “without blinking an eye“. Was one of them the “King of Diamonds?

According to the New York Post, long-time friend of Putin “Israeli diamond dealer Lev Leviev was the mysterious businessman hustled through the shut-down Lincoln Tunnel on behalf of a [New York Mayor] Bill de Blasio fundraiser.http://nypost.com/2016/06/21/bribed-cops-shut-down-lincoln-tunnel-lane-for-king-of-diamonds Did he help Marine Le Pen too?

According to the New York Times, “The political operative she [Marine Le Pen] went to meet at Trump Tower, George G. Lombardi, is a businessman who has made a career as a liaison between two right-wing Italian political parties — the Northern League and Forza Italia — and like-minded people in the United States. He has also worked with the National Front since 2012…” Pictures of Lombardi with former Senate majority leader Bob Dole, and former NY Republican Senator Alfonse D’Amato, as well as a younger Trump, are found on one of his web sites, they say: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/13/world/europe/marine-le-pen-trump.html. Recall: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/russian-oligarch-deripaska-tied-to-manafort-also-has-past-links-to-bob-dole/

In a more recent interview with the New York Times, Lombardi says that he was born in Geneva and moved to Rome, as a child, and that it was the 1968 protests, and popularity of communism at his university, that made him leave for America. He says that he started out in the jewelry business, then turned to real estate. He married the apparently older widow of real estate magnate Frank Lahainer, who already lived in Trump Tower, and was originally from Trieste, Italy, as was Frank Lahainer. Trieste faces Venice, on the Adriatic. See: “A Trump Tower Neighbor Is the Point Man for Europe’s Populists“. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/14/world/europe/trump-tower-neighbor-europe-populists-orban-wilders-le-pen.html (Did the New York Times confuse Geneva with Genoa (Genova), or was he born in Switzerland?)

Although it was apparently bought by Frank Lahainer, the 25 carat diamond, mentioned in the 2002 Washington Post article, called up a memory about the sell-off of huge diamonds by Russia in the 1990s, after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Lev Leviev is believed to have helped liquidate these assets. Lev Leviev is also reportedly behind Putin’s Milan born Rabbi Berel Lazar (Lombardi’s dual compatriot: American-Italian)

Isn’t it bizarre that Putin’s official Rabbi Lazar was born in Milan, in Lombardy Italy, and ordained Rabbi in New York City? Lazar is a member of the Chabad Ludavitch sect, who have their own book, which is not used by mainstream Judaism. Lazar is reported as having both American and Russian citizenship and his wife as having American citizenship. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berel_Lazar They presumably have Israeli citizenship too. And, while Lazar has recently been quoted as saying that, if Le Pen wins, France’s Jews will have to leave France, we don’t know if he is playing at Briar Rabbit, nor if he thinks that a bad thing. (See JTA .org: “Russian chief rabbi says Jews should leave France if Marine Le Pen elected“, April 22, 2017) Lazar may want to bring the Jewish diaspora to Israel for the arrival of the Messiah. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chabad_messianism#Anticipation Another Putin friend-Russian Oligarch-Chabad supporter, Roman Abramovich, is currently building a new house in Israel. And, building lots of housing for the diaspora would be big business for real estate magnates. This could include Trump’s sons and son-in-law.

The “King of Diamonds” Lev Leviev’s friendship with Putin reportedly goes back to 1992. Last summer, the New York Post reported that the Lincoln Tunnel was shut down for Leviev to attend a fund-raiser for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (Leviev denies.) See: http://nypost.com/2016/06/21/bribed-cops-shut-down-lincoln-tunnel-lane-for-king-of-diamonds/ See too: https://lostmessiahdotcom.wordpress.com/2016/04/11/east-meets-west-and-the-odd-new-york-times-expose/

In 2007, the New York Times reported: “Putin also took Leviev’s side in a dispute over the post of chief rabbi of Russia, backing Leviev’s candidate, Berel Lazar, over Adolf Shayevich, who held the position. The Kremlin’s endorsement of Lazar was a final confirmation that Leviev had achieved a typically audacious and improbable victory — putting the fundamentalist Chabad in effective control of the assimilated, mostly irreligious Jewish communities of the former Soviet Union.” “The Missionary Mogul“: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/16/magazine/16Leviev-t.html. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lev_Avnerovich_Leviev

According to Politico, 8-26-16, Donald “Trump and Bayrock partnered with the Sapir Organization, led by the now-deceased Tamir Sapir and his son Alex, in the development of the Trump SoHo high-rise in Manhattan a decade ago. During the Cold War, Tamir Sapir, an émigré from the Soviet Union, sold electronics to KGB agents from a storefront in Manhattan. Alex Sapir’s business partner Rotem Rosen is a former lieutenant of the Soviet-born Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, an oligarch with longstanding ties to Vladimir Putin who counts the Russian president as a ‘true friend.” In: “Trump’s mob-linked ex-associate gives $5,400 to campaign: The Russian-born businessman says he visited Trump Tower last month for ‘confidential’ reasons“, by BEN SCHRECKINGER 08/26/16 Politico .com – Politico .eu. We also know that Trump’s ties to Chabad Lubavitch go back to his father, Fred, probably through Bunny Lindenbaum. Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law are also members of Chabad.

Bloomberg has Rotem Rosen as President of AFI USA, with Alex Sapir (The Sapir Organization and ASRR Capital) as a board member of AFI USA. AFI USA is a subsidiary of Africa Israel Investments, Ltd., created in 2000, based in New York, and which is involved in real estate. Rotem Rosen is also listed as affiliated with Africa-Israel Investments and ASRR Capital: https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=61045588&privcapId=60980613 Africa-Israel investments was aquired by Lev Leviev in 1996: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africa_Israel_Investments

According to a 2003 Forbes magazine article, Lev Leviev has known Putin since Putin’s days as Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg. As of 2003, Leviev owned 100% of Ruis. He developed a relationship with Valery Rudakov, who ran Soviet miner Alrosa, under Gorbachev, according to Forbes. Leviev obtained access to at least part of Russia’s rough-diamond supply. The Russian government sold-off both rough and polished diamonds from Gokhran, it’s “repository of gems, gold, art and antiques“, that it had been accumulating, possibly since the mid 1950s, and estimated as worth $12 billion. “It is widely believed that Leviev became a primary means of liquidating the stockpile,” said Forbes. They quoted Richard Wake-Walker as saying that it included diamonds of 100 carats and larger. William Goldberg Diamond, a Manhattan firm “took advantage of the unparalleled deluge“. A large part of the Russian stockpile had been liquidated by 1997. Read: “Cracked De Beers” by Phyllis Berman and Lea Goldman, 9/15/2003, Forbes .com (Lev Leviev is also a serious diamond cutter-expert who broke De Beers’ monopoly.)

 

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