Expert Who ‘Predicted’ Attacks Warns of New Ones
same Russian government expert who predicted last July that America
was about to suffer a "financial attack" –- and encouraged Russian
citizens to cash out dollars and buy rubles and gold –- has again
surfaced to make more stunning forecasts.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001
Dr. Tatyana Koryagina gained some credibility in the Russian
media because of her
prediction of an unusual catastrophe that was about to hit the
She said it would take place on Aug. 19 and would collapse the
Koryagina is a senior research fellow in the Institute of
Macroeconomic Researches subordinated to Russian Ministry of
Economic Development (Minekonom). She is reportedly close to
President Putin’s inner circle.
On July 12, 2001, Pravda published a Page One story on her
predictions entitled "The Dollar and America Will Fall Down on
August 19? -- That's the Opinion of Dr. Tatyana Koryagina, Who Very
Accurately Predicted the August Default in 1998."
her July interview, Koryagiuna told Pravda: "The U.S. has been
chosen as the object of financial attack because the financial
center of the planet is located there. The effect will be maximal.
The strike waves of economic crisis will spread over the planet
instantly, and will remind us of the blast of a huge nuclear bomb."
Late last month, Pravda re-interviewed Dr. Koryagina to get her
take on the events of Sept. 11.
Koryagina made the following key points in an article entitled
"Who Will Strike America in Its Back?":
New Strikes Will Come. In the near term, she said, "the
powerful group" that masterminded the events of Sept. 11 will make
new strikes against America –- of a financial nature and otherwise.
She said they will "strike America in the back" and bring it down.
She noted that Americans are consolidating around their
government and preparing retaliatory strikes against the
"terrorists." However, Americans are trembling about spending. When
they understand, after the upcoming new strikes, that their
government can guarantee them nothing, they will panic -- causing a
collapse of their financial system.
Didn’t Make Serious Mistake. About her forecast of July
12, Dr. Koryagina said, "I did not make a serious mistake. Indeed,
between August15 and 20, the dollar started trembling under the
pressure of multiple bad news about the U.S. and world economy. And
within weeks, the Manhattan skyscrapers fell down. As a result, a
significant part of the world financial network was paralyzed. This
strike was aimed at destabilization and destruction of America and
[in domino fashion] all the countries making countless billions of
The Powerful Group. Who is behind these strikes? Koryagina
claims the U.S. is painting a false picture. She said the operation
was not the work of 19 terrorists but a larger group seeking to
reshape the world. She claimed a group of extremely powerful private
persons, with total assets of about $300 trillion, intends to
legalize its power and to become the new world government. The Sept.
11 strikes showed that this group is afraid of nothing -- human
lives have zero value for them.
Koryagina again encouraged Russian citizens to cash out dollars.
The Koryagina claims are not easily dismissed, especially her clear
indications in the interview before Sept. 11 that the attacks on
America’s financial system would be of an unusual nature. Her
comments also mirrored similar warnings issued by Russian officials.
Still, this story raises other questions. Did the Russian
government know in advance and what was their involvement?
On Sept. 28 the Washington Times reported that "U.S. intelligence
agencies have uncovered information that Russian criminal groups
have been supplying Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida terrorist
network with components for chemical, biological and nuclear
Of course, the Russian mafia has very close ties with Russia’s
It is important to note that Russia is a significant backer of
almost every state sponsor of terrorism, some with links to bin
Laden’s group. These include Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, North Korea
Editor's note: Col. Stanislav Lunev, Russia's highest-anking
military defector warns in "CIA Files" new details of Russia's links
to terrorists and the nations that support them. To find out more --
Dr. Nemets is a consultant to the American Foreign Policy Council
(AFPC). An expert in Chinese-Russian strategic military alliance
development, he has spent the last several years researching Chinese
and Russian economic and military issues. Dr. Nemets worked from
1986-92 at the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences. He
immigrated to the United States in December 1994.
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