September 6, 2005: In Kazakhstan Canadian mining financier Frank Giustra, attended by William Jefferson Clinton, met the Kazakh president. Days later, Giustra acquired stakes in three uranium mines controlled by the Kazakh state-run uranium agency. In return, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan’s president, was supported by Clinton to head the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
This organization monitored international elections in support of democracy. One of its election watchers was one Joseph Mifsud.
As Nazarbayev was a corrupt dictator, the Bush policy was against his human rights record, something Clinton’s support worked against, though Hillary Clinton as senator later made noises of public criticism against Nazarbayev to cover their shady dealing. Though Kazakhstan did not meet the international election standards, Mifsud certified them as doing so.
Also in 2005, William Campbell, begins working with high Russian nuclear officials working in the U.S., and would later become an FBI informant when the FBI would be headed by Robert Mueller.
2007, just as Hillary Clinton had announced her run for president, Uranium One merged with a South African company in a $3.5 billion transaction. The enlarged Uranium One company gave Giustra a stake of about $45 million, after which he sold it.
April, 2007: Uranium One purchased a uranium mill in Utah and land for uranium exploration of over 38,000 acres in four Western states. Soon after, Uranium One purchased Energy Metals Corporation with uranium holdings in Wyoming. To this was added those in Texas and additional ones in Utah.
2009 – 2010: Skolkovo Innovation Center, a technology project akin to Silicon Valley, near Moscow, “unofficially” led by Vadislov Surkov, one of two Russian sources of the Steele Dossier, partnered with U.S. technology, ushered on by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration. Donors to the Clinton Foundation, led on the Russian end by oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, and U.S. donors were involved. This center was nothing more than a way to make stealing technology easier on a larger scale, according to a report in 2012 by the U.S. Army after it was discovered their Hypersonic missile technology was stolen.
The Clintons and their foundation was involved with Surkov, whose pet project was Skolkovo. Relative to this project, in May of 2010, Clinton Foundation operatives were arranging Bill Clinton to meet with Vekselberg, and Bill Clinton would be receiving a $500,000 speaking fee in June, 2010.The Uranium One deal was being pitched at this time.It is clear the Clintons were using her office as Secretary to profit them.Furthermore, this Surkov was one of the Russian sources of Steele’s Dossier (via Dearlove and Halper).
2009: Rosatom, a Russian company began making overtures to Uranium One in Kazakhstan. Uranium One turned to the American and Canadian embassies there for help. American embassies were under the Secretary of State–Hillary Clinton. The FBI then began their investigation of Tenex, Rostam’s subsidiary, and Tenam, their U.S. company, but they would ultimately keep quiet to the real crimes.The Director of the FBI at that time was Robert Mueller. The investigation was led by then-Assistant FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein at Justice. The DOJ’s Fraud Section was then headed by Andrew Weissmann, the second of Mueller in the future collusion investigation against Trump. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) was James Clapper.
William Campbell was the Confidential Source-1 (CS-1), the FBI contractor, who had reported his concerns in regard to the Russian company who had hired him as a lobbyist. Campbell began working undercover, and his involvement with the company enabled him to penetrate Putin’s inner circle.Evidence indicated Russian officials gave millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation while she was Secretary of State and on the Committee on Foreign Investment of the United States (CFIUS) which reviewed sales of U.S. companies or assets relative to national security.The FBI attempted to get the head of Tenex and Tenam, Mikerin, to flip, but he resisted, and years later, Justice prosecuted him on lesser charges, keeping the worse crimes implicating the Clinton Foundation and the Obama administration, under wraps. The Obama administration officially issued a visa for Mikerin in 2010, but the FBI’s racketeering investigation revealed he had been operating in the U.S. since at least 2009. It was Mikerin who had hired Campbell as a D.C. lobbyist.
June, 2009: The Russian company official, Mikerin, was to be arrested in early summer. As a result, Uranium One’s stock dropped 40 percent. In the meantime, Russia cornered Uranium One into making a deal, and by mid June, Russia’s company acquired 17 percent stake in Uranium One for a bargain basement price. (See above link of NYT.)
2010: The Department of Justice (DOJ) did not present charges against the Russian executive, extending the investigation for several more years, giving the Obama administration the time to implement its strategy of softening its stance with Russia. In the meantime, Campbell, the undercover FBI informant, reported Russia was aiding Iran in building its nuclear capabilities, having heard the Russian executive having said, “the same kind of payment network” was being used to move funds between Russia and Iran as was used to launder kickbacks between Moscow and Americans (Clinton Foundation and who else?). Very disturbing! The Obama administration had a reason for both the “reset” with Russia, and the Iran Deal, working against the United States. This is not only criminal, but treasonous. No wonder, Obama spied on so many U.S. citizens and others. Campbell had reported all this, at first assuming the government was working the investigation, but nothing ever came of it, and he was gagged by Lynch at Justice. Furthermore, the Russians would later tell Campbell they had routed millions to an American lobbying firm in 2010 and 2011 for the Clinton Foundation global initiative while Uranium One was waiting approval when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.
2010 and 2011: The U.S. firm APCO Worldwide received $3 million to lobby the U.S. government for Rosatom, Russia’s state-owned nuclear company, to increase its uranium sales in the U.S.Their lobbying efforts included more than 50 federal and congressional individuals on behalf of Rosatom’s subsidiary, Tenex, among whom were ten at the State Department.
June, 2010: Russia offered a deal with a 51 percent stake which would control Uranium One, but UA first had to get approval of the American government.The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is the one authorized to give or deny such permission. The committee is often made up of Presidential cabinet members, including the Attorney General, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, Homeland Security, Commerce and Energy, and the Secretary of Statein this case Hillary Clinton, with the potential of receiving millions into the Clinton Foundation from people connected with Uranium One who stood to make a killing with the Russian acquisition.Because this deal would give the Russian company a controlling stake in Uranium One,this concerned some in the House of Representatives, resulting in legislation seeking to deny the request. They sent a letter to Obama, saying this “would give the Russian government control over a sizable portion of America’s uranium production capacity,”adding it would also give a considerable stake in Kazakhstan mines. In the very same month Russia had made the 51 percent offer, Bill Clinton was invited to speak in Moscow for a $500,000 fee. (See NYT link.)–
August, 2010: The deal with Uranium One was submitted to the Committee for review.
October 22, 2010: The Uranium One deal was approved, gift wrapped by the Committee. Clinton, Secretary of State, had assigned another official from State to take her place on the committee,and Attorney General Eric Holder was also on the committee.
From 2012 on, during Obama’s second term: With the backdrop of the Uranium One deal, the Obama administration had been softening ties to Russia since its first term, provided Putin step down for a term so they could deal instead with Dmitri A. Medvedev. Overheard on March 26th, by an open mic, Obama promised Medvedev “more flexibility” in regard to missile defense. Also during this softening, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine and Obama, not crossing the “red line”, handed Russia the baton for securing Syria’s chemical weapons.
2013: Russia acquired Uranium One. After this,the Podesta Group lobbied for Uranium One when the Clinton Foundation began receiving millions from U1. The Podesta Group, lobbying during Obama’s administration, did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act,the same thing for which Manafort (among other things) and Craig would later be charged.
Just before Labor Day, 2014: Mikerin refused to cooperate with the FBI, and he and others with him were finally indicted for extortion and racketeering stemming all the way to 2004,led by Rosenstein.However, the plea deal in the end did not address the core Uranium One investigation, but merely addressed a single count of money laundering with no right to appeal under the rules for less serious conspiracy, for which sentence is from 0 to 5 years. The crime was in reality not money laundering. Furthermore,none of the extortions in 2009 and 2010 were included in the plea deal, the years before the Committee of whom Clinton and Holder were a part, that approved the Uranium deal, avoiding bringing any further attention to those crimes. The trial was not held publicly and was timed with the approaching holiday so as to avoid questions as to why the Obama/Clinton government had delayed so long while this Russian company kept amassing U.S. Uranium and shipping it out of the country. Though it was claimed he was prevented from doing so by law, Mikerin did so through a third party via Canada, at least 25% of it, where he refined and shipped it.Sentencing was also set for a convenient timejust before Xmas, and he received 4 years.Mueller was head of FBI during the first years of the case and Comey at the end, Rosenstein of Justice the prosecutor, Andrew Weissmann the fraud prosecutor who had brought the plea deal, and Holder was head of Justicethe Usual Suspects.Campbell, who had signed a non-disclosure,was further handled by Loretta Lynch after taking Holder’s place.
April, 2015: Loretta Lynch finally approved for Attorney General. During her tenure, Congress sent a request for William Campbell, the Confidential Source-1 (CS-1) in the Uranium One investigation to answer questions. However, he was placed under a gag order by the Obama Justice Department headed by Loretta Lynch, preventing him from speaking about the Uranium One case.
December 15, 2015:Comey, ended the Uranium One probe upon the sentencing of the Russian official. The case had been presented by Rod Rosenstein.The Justice Department released this statement,
“a former Russian official residing in Maryland was sentenced today to 48 months in prison”
He was also fined $2.1 million.The indictment and the sentencing was kept secret from everyone else in government.
October, 2017: Protests arose in regard to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, demanding he resign due to his involvement in the Uranium One (no mention of the numerous other things). The Senate Judiciary Committee opened an investigation into Uranium One.
December, 2017: Former FBI undercover informant William Campbell was interviewed by FBI relative to their investigation as to whether donations to the Clintons Foundation were used to influence U.S. nuclear policy during the Obama administration. He was specifically asked about the Russians having told him they had routed millions of dollars to an American lobbying firm in 2010 and 2011 to help the Clinton Foundation when she was Secretary of State when the Uranium One deal was pending approval.
Throughout the Obama Administration, the DOJ failed to fully investigate serious concerns surrounding former President Clinton, then-Secretary of State Clinton, and the Clinton Foundation’s connection to Russian company Uranium One, which received Department of State approval to purchase U.S. uranium mines in 2010. Throughout Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State, a family foundation controlled by the Chairman of Uranium One made $2,350,000 in contributions to the Clinton Foundation which were not publicly disclosed in violation of an agreement Secretary Clinton had with the Obama White House to publicly identify all donors.
The confidential informant who had worked with the FBI to uncover bribery and other corruption related to the Uranium One matter was threatened with reprisal by the Justice Department under Attorney General Lynch when he tried to come forward in 2016.
November, 2018: 16 FBI agents raided the home of former FBI contractor Dennis Nathan Cain, a federally protected whistleblower claiming he had documentary evidence the FBI and DOJ failed to investigate possible criminal activity relative to the Clinton Foundation and the Russian takeover of Uranium One.
April 8, 2019: Sen. Grassley released a statement:
“I’ve been pushing for years for more answers about this [the Uranium One] transaction that allowed the Russian government to acquire U.S. uranium assets. I’ve received classified and unclassified briefings about it from multiple agencies. And I’ve identified some FBI intelligence reports that may shed more light on the transaction. … If the Democrats want to be consistent, they’ll have to treat the Clinton, Uranium One, and Russia-related investigations the same [as the Mueller report]. Anything less than that reeks of political gamesmanship and sets a clear double standard.”