Finnish professor scouted for student spies

Timo Kivimäki is Professor in Political Science and was specialised in conflict resolution and Asian studies Photo: Timo Kivimäki, personal photo on UCPH telephone book
Timo Kivimäki is Professor in Political Science and was specialised in conflict resolution and Asian studies
Media report that Timo Kivimäki was supplying the Russian embassy with the names of prospective agents among students when he was arrested

Political science professor Timo Kivimäki was monitored by intellience Danish intelligence service (PET) for eight years before finally being picked up while delivering prospects for student spys among University of Copenhagen students. This is according to Danish daily Politiken. These new details have come forward after a historic espionage case connected to the University of Copenhagen broke yesterday Thursday.

The PET had seen ‘small envelopes’ containing thousands of kroner being exchanged reports Seven59.dk and Politiken, which have followed up on the Weekendavisen story. Another daily, Information, points to him providing Russian agents with sensitive information about people connected to the Centre for Military Studies.

Timo Kivimäki was arrested 8 September 2010 on a train. The University of Copenhagen has since suspended him, according to ku.dk pending his investigation. The suspension was only made public yesterday Thursday.

Read: Police: Copenhagen professor spied for Russians

Prosecution wants a closed hearing

According to Politiken, Timo Kivimäki was released subsequent to his arrest and while being investigated.

The case will be heard in a court in Glostrup in May. The prosecutor for Copenhagen and North Zealand Gyrithe Ulrich will appeal for closed doors.

»This will happen with reference to the law's statutes on state security and the relationship with foreign powers,« she says.

Russians no comment

Many political science students traditionally end up in central administrative ministries and agencies, and the speculation goes that this could be the reason Timo Kivimäki had tried to find prospects in this subject.

Timo Kivimäki claims innocence. PET have recorded his conversations, so »I assume that they have had microphones hidden in ash trays and potted plants in restaurants,« he says.

The Russian Embassy has declined to comment, saying that they only know of the case through the media.

miy@adm.ku.dk

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Professors assisting in spy recruitment – do they also kill us?

By Åke Tyvi on 22. August 2012, 17:17.

Finnish Professors assisting Russia in spy recruitment – do they also kill us?

I have a concern I'd like to share with other people. All written text in this letter is informal and actually addressed to someone else but You may read similar copy here.

The issue is 'can and should university students, researcher and staff listed for foreign agencies based on their political attitudes, or should this action be postponed until these people no longer serve university or science?'.

If someone once lists people for political purposes /1,4/ (see reference below), then it can also mean he/she would make list of opponents for services he supports. And if these lists exist, then how they might have been used and abused in Finland (by Finnish Secret Police or Army)? And if someone has not got a political opinion then is he/she a security threat?

Based on things happened to me as Information Manager of Tampere University of Technology (1990-1994) and due to unclear circumstances related to /5/, I'd like to share this between those researchers who have pure academical interest in their career. As something happened to me /6/ on USA, it has been natural to ask these questions. And there is still a domestic possibility of someone wished to get rid people on politcal or other bases /7/.

Worst case would be some or several agencies killing intellectual people based on lists written by toher academics, specially these Professor's of International Politics etc. There are several book references on committed or planned killing by agencies, but usually those people targetted have been somehow important. On the other hand it would be easier to get rid of someone not important and pant their own man into post. Thus I think this matter should be looked into. Specially now when Finnish Police and Legal Machinery has now so many open questions and doings against their own Laws.

This personal material has not been published ever before because I've been too busy fighting for my life in Finland Against our Legal System and Police.

I'm still requesting Finland to pay for the caused damage (ref link: http://indymedia.nl/nl/2010/01/64573.shtml) and if a crime found I am asking death penalty for those in charge of any such killing action taken place against civilians. Do not feel any mercy towards there people including Finnish Military. Specially Tampere and Pirkanmaa region has been and is very problematic. Let them go... into hell.

There is a difference between open academical co-operation and power kept by using intelligence and forced co-operation in society.

Åke Tyvi
B. Eng.

--

/1/ Read: Spy Professor Sentenced by Danish Court got job from Helsinki University
Sentenced Professor got job from Helsinki University [Translator: Spy Professor Sentenced by
Danish Court got job from Helsinki University]

Finnish Professor Timo Kivimäki, sentenced from spying, has been hired into Helsinki University.
Kivimäki starts taking as a lecturer in World Politics at the beginning of next year.
Helsinki University's Department of Political and Economic Studies (Translator: http://www.helsinki.fi/politicsandeconomy/) choose Kivimäki to his post on last Friday.
Fixed-term employment lasts until summer 2012. Work includes both education and research.
...]

Source: http://www.hs.fi/kotimaa/Vakoilusta+tuomittu+professori+sai+t%C3%B6it
%C3%A4+Helsingin+yliopistosta/a1305591409570

/2/ Read: Facts:
http://universitypost.dk/article/spy-professor-harsh-pet-methods

/3/ Read: Police: Copenhagen professor spied for Russians
http://universitypost.dk/article/police-copenhagen-professor-spied-russians

/4/ Read: Finnish professor scouted for student spies
http://universitypost.dk/article/finnish-professor-scouted-student-spies

/5/ Read: Kicking the bucket
I called today to CIA to inform that I was threaten two men after my arrival to home in 1994 from IOUW conference: The day I arrived home at my hallway/lobby my taught we jammed
in loop for a while, I took my luggage into dining room, I went through dish out room into kitchen and drank yellow soda, took a shower and noticed something was smarting on top of my hear when I washed
my hair, went through dining room into living room next to my library room, sat on my Chesterfield
chair I felt sudden pain in my head as if it were knifed, thus I went to bed as I did not felt well, 80% of later symptoms apply also either to my imagination or to some war drug /6/. I woke up after a while and was not feeling well. The day or the next day when I went outside from my home (at Tampere Hämeenpuisto) two men wearing similar long gray jackets walked towards me, looked at me and told with a clear voice 'be quiet (of the happened things)/shut up our face' ('pidä suusi kiinni'). I'd like to know who wears such
clothing in their job as there were two people with similar outfit?

/6/ Read: Fuzzy memories of a hearing: On Wednesday night in SFO at Beredsfor Arms Hotel on Post St. I woke up at the middle on the night in a dark room. I was fuzzy, my head was leading into my right shoulder and I was watching a red beam traveling back and forth below my left biceps cubiti before I passed out. This preceded fuzzy memories of some kind of hearing (several people; afroamerican and white) and feelings of pain (hot spots etc.) in head.

/7/ Read: They've done it before, why not even today?
I'd like to know if (Tampere) Finnish Security Police is still castrating or by other means (surgery, chemicals etc.) violating people like they did between 1960- 1970? I do not expect any answer from these people as we know the last independent research on Government Secret Police was done somewhere around 1995 and the next one in 1994. But I do know these people have said 'people do not need to know everything' and instruct researchers not to reveal everything to people. This indicates these people being in charge of using dark powers (experiments on humans) against their own citizen.
I'd also like to know if Finnish Army is using civilians as guinea pigs in their experiments, or possibly uses unwanted methods in removing people from University posts (Information Managers as I was) by killing them for people they think are more suitable persons to work in these posts?
I would also like foreign agencies to check my followers background at Tampere University of Technology. I find this very important matter since Finnish Professor has been caught listing people for Russia to work as spies and because of my case. And there is no proof that these political people would not make another list to telling who should be terminated?

Professors assisting in spy recruitment – do they also kill?

By Åke Tyvi on 22. August 2012, 17:11.

Finnish Professors assisting Russia in spy recruitment – do they also kill us?

I have a concern I'd like to share with other people. All written text in this letter is informal and actually addressed to someone else but You may read similar copy here.

The issue is 'can and should university students, researcher and staff listed for foreign agencies based on their political attitudes, or should this action be postponed until these people no longer serve university or science?'.

If someone once lists people for political purposes /1,4/ (see reference below), then it can also mean he/she would make list of opponents for services he supports. And if these lists exist, then how they might have been used and abused in Finland (by Finnish Secret Police or Army)? And if someone has not got a political opinion then is he/she a security threat?

Based on things happened to me as Information Manager of Tampere University of Technology (1990-1994) and due to unclear circumstances related to /5/, I'd like to share this between those researchers who have pure academical interest in their career. As something happened to me /6/ on USA, it has been natural to ask these questions. And there is still a domestic possibility of someone wished to get rid people on politcal or other bases /7/.

Worst case would be some or several agencies killing intellectual people based on lists written by toher academics, specially these Professor's of International Politics etc. There are several book references on committed or planned killing by agencies, but usually those people targetted have been somehow important. On the other hand it would be easier to get rid of someone not important and pant their own man into post. Thus I think this matter should be looked into. Specially now when Finnish Police and Legal Machinery has now so many open questions and doings against their own Laws.

This personal material has not been published ever before because I've been too busy fighting for my life in Finland Against our Legal System and Police.

I'm still requesting Finland to pay for the caused damage (ref link: http://indymedia.nl/nl/2010/01/64573.shtml) and if a crime found I am asking death penalty for those in charge of any such killing action taken place against civilians. Do not feel any mercy towards there people including Finnish Military. Specially Tampere and Pirkanmaa region has been and is very problematic. Let them go... into hell.

There is a difference between open academical co-operation and power kept by using intelligence and forced co-operation in society.

Åke Tyvi
B. Eng.

--

/1/ Read: Spy Professor Sentenced by Danish Court got job from Helsinki University
Sentenced Professor got job from Helsinki University [Translator: Spy Professor Sentenced by
Danish Court got job from Helsinki University]

Finnish Professor Timo Kivimäki, sentenced from spying, has been hired into Helsinki University.
Kivimäki starts taking as a lecturer in World Politics at the beginning of next year.
Helsinki University's Department of Political and Economic Studies (Translator: http://www.helsinki.fi/politicsandeconomy/) choose Kivimäki to his post on last Friday.
Fixed-term employment lasts until summer 2012. Work includes both education and research.
...]

Source: http://www.hs.fi/kotimaa/Vakoilusta+tuomittu+professori+sai+t%C3%B6it
%C3%A4+Helsingin+yliopistosta/a1305591409570

/2/ Read: Facts:
http://universitypost.dk/article/spy-professor-harsh-pet-methods

/3/ Read: Police: Copenhagen professor spied for Russians
http://universitypost.dk/article/police-copenhagen-professor-spied-russians

/4/ Read: Finnish professor scouted for student spies
http://universitypost.dk/article/finnish-professor-scouted-student-spies

/5/ Read: Kicking the bucket
I called today to CIA to inform that I was threaten two men after my arrival to home in 1994 from IOUW conference: The day I arrived home at my hallway/lobby my taught we jammed
in loop for a while, I took my luggage into dining room, I went through dish out room into kitchen and drank yellow soda, took a shower and noticed something was smarting on top of my hear when I washed
my hair, went through dining room into living room next to my library room, sat on my Chesterfield
chair I felt sudden pain in my head as if it were knifed, thus I went to bed as I did not felt well, 80% of later symptoms apply also either to my imagination or to some war drug /6/. I woke up after a while and was not feeling well. The day or the next day when I went outside from my home (at Tampere Hämeenpuisto) two men wearing similar long gray jackets walked towards me, looked at me and told with a clear voice 'be quiet (of the happened things)/shut up our face' ('pidä suusi kiinni'). I'd like to know who wears such
clothing in their job as there were two people with similar outfit?

/6/ Read: Fuzzy memories of a hearing: On Wednesday night in SFO at Beredsfor Arms Hotel on Post St. I woke up at the middle on the night in a dark room. I was fuzzy, my head was leading into my right shoulder and I was watching a red beam traveling back and forth below my left biceps cubiti before I passed out. This preceded fuzzy memories of some kind of hearing (several people; afroamerican and white) and feelings of pain (hot spots etc.) in head.

/7/ Read: They've done it before, why not even today?
I'd like to know if (Tampere) Finnish Security Police is still castrating or by other means (surgery, chemicals etc.) violating people like they did between 1960- 1970? I do not expect any answer from these people as we know the last independent research on Government Secret Police was done somewhere around 1995 and the next one in 1994. But I do know these people have said 'people do not need to know everything' and instruct researchers not to reveal everything to people. This indicates these people being in charge of using dark powers (experiments on humans) against their own citizen.
I'd also like to know if Finnish Army is using civilians as guinea pigs in their experiments, or possibly uses unwanted methods in removing people from University posts (Information Managers as I was) by killing them for people they think are more suitable persons to work in these posts?
I would also like foreign agencies to check my followers background at Tampere University of Technology. I find this very important matter since Finnish Professor has been caught listing people for Russia to work as spies and because of my case. And there is no proof that these political people would not make another list to telling who should be terminated?

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Can spy cases investigated objectively in Finland?

By Åke tyvi on 15. April 2013, 17:12.

Can spy cases investigated objectively in Finland?

This follow-up article may explain how influential Russia is in Finland, how people in different bureau may support Russia by making blocking leaks to them, and how some people on government posts are breaking laws either accidentally or on purpose. On the other hand, has this been proofed or ran research on, as Finnish Police and The Guardian of The Law is in charge of such investigations instead of an independent bureau? When found facts are combined to other indicators like spying for Russia, carefully twisted political statements told in mass media for manipulating purposes and systematically made blocking, one may ask who is running the State?

President Vladimir Putin ended up into NBI's Suspected Person's Register because of his 'connections' to Russia Hell Angels. A case possibly proofing why those having spied for Russia are walking free in Finland (an assumption scenario)..

Head Chief of Police Command, Mikki Paatero, stated that there is nothing to compare when it comes down to this data seepage, not even data snooping attempts on skier Mika Myllylä or Anneli Auer cases. /1/

Jutta Urpiainen (Social Democrat Party), Ministry of Finance Treasury, made a statement according to which ”it has been embarrassing” that President Valdimir Putins name got into Central Criminal Police Black List. /2/

Assistant Chief of The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) , Tero Kurjenmaa, says it may be possible, that Putin leak into media was made by either police and other official. Article states, that NBI has made a mistake, when they registered Russia's President Vladimir Putin's name into The Suspected Person's Register (a note related to the s.c. Finnish Court Prosedure; guilty until otherwise proved – doesn't sound very western way of doing things...). Recording was made 'without any illegal grounds' and 'NBI is sorry for this faulty act of using the register'. The specific recording was made couple weeks ago and was removed there 'couple days ago (on Wednesday 10th of April 2013).
Assistant Chief of NBI, Tero Kurenmaa, read an apology in an press meeting at Vantaa NBI's HQ.
About 1000 police has got access to The Suspected Person's Register. For now, it looks as if only one person has done the recording decision told Kurenmaa. According to him, the person having made ”the insertion by mistake” has been preliminary examined. NBI stated that this register on Finnish Police Intelligence Register containing information on Crime Intelligence, Observations and Surveillance on people that Police Suspects Committing or Having Committed Crimes, which may lead into jailing or affect crime acts more than six months. /5/

President Sauli Niinistö thinks it is unbelievable, that President Valdimir Putin's name ended up in NBI's Register. ”Feels very unbelievable, that such an error could take a place” told President Niinistö to reporters at Helsinki Yard, while he was participating to Ship Naming Occasion. /6/
I say; who on earth would suspect ex-KGB spy, former last head and decision maker of FSB and The President of Russia of even twisting a hair from a child’s head? Well? To put in a Russia way ”I do not”. To make this clear so that you understand this; Who assigned The Osama Bin Laden hunt – the president or what (point: who makes the decisions)? Looks more like Head Chief of Police Command, Mikki Paatero, tries to save his own chair or what. - Every nation must has these suspections as paranoid as policemen are, and most agents come from the same people and those these people think can contribute something to them? And honestly, I do not know if Putin involved to any suspicious activity. However, if a normal procedure says 'anyone appearing with Hell Angels should be registered', than why he gets special treatment for example compared to my if I were the case (point: normal prosedure was followed)?

One thing is for sure: Finnish NBI Leaks like a sinking boat similar to United Kingdom (British 'Magnificent Fife' case to mention an example). This means moulds are working inside NBI and Finnish Police Registers a) May Contain True Information, that is Being Corrupted on Political or other Bases, and b) NBI's registers May Contain False Information base the cases come into day light, and most of all c) Case Witness Protection – if they have any - from NBI side can not be taken seriously (or taken as seriously as shooting a bullet into one's head by oneself). When this Data Seepage information is combined to other information on police work received from public sources, the fact of NBI not taking private property cases under examination, leads into a consumption, why these people are doing their work as they are, and to whom these people are working for.
As politicians are now taking control in Finnis Data Seepage Scandal, in stead of Criminal Investigators, it also indicates that we do not have any real functioning police and legal system, because this is about to be a political decision; so much for laws, justice and Finnish Legal State. Finnish President's favoured term ”Legal State” starts reminding of Nazi-German's 'Rechtsstaat' (i.e. Legal State) more and more every day... based on the fact that one can no longer trust to police, NBI or Finnish Security Police?

Besides Finnish Police is keeping Black Lists on people they think might be criminals, they also plan to make yet an other register called 'an observation register', were police could record 'observation on people and their acts'. How close do we have to go, before rest of the world realises Finland being already worse than East-Germany? Starting next year, Finnish Police is able to Install Spy Programs and Troijans into citizen computers via Telephone and Data Operators working on Finland’s soil. And as usual, only suspecting someone is enough to plant these Trojans and Ppy Programs into one's home (or work) computer – so much for Business Secrects. Were is The Privacy, The Laws Protecting Civilians from Police Despotism and Judges Interpreting Laws for People's Benefit? Look as if we haven't got any. In fact we do not have a funtioning civil laws, except perhaps on a paper!

Besides criminals, Finnish Police is also listing innocent innocent into these registers to prevent them getting hired on a Government Post. Police may contact to certain corporates behind one's back, or these corporates may ask a credability statement from security police (or some other police organisation) or crimal register, which now have been proved to be, at least some entent, based either on partial information, incorrect (nb. disinformation(?)) or maybe even sometimes correct information, as Vladimir Putin's case proofs. Injecting Disinformation to this hierarcrhy is also a political possibility until independent bureau runs a proper investigation on such cases!

In 1990 - at the time when Russia Mafia influnced stringly at Tampere region and when these people were after large down down apartments, among other things - I returned to Finland from my USA confenrece trip, and got an attack immediately having returned to my Tampere Down Town Park Home, as an after experience I can say only this; I Would Had Got Killed in The Hands of Tampere and Pirkanmaa Region Police, Legal Machinery and Doctors /6/. When I moved to Helsinki Capital area I did not experience the same problem at the same extent. Later on I moved to Turku for a while due to my studies, and I did not came across the same kind on persecution than in Pirkanmaa region. Even I lost my property because police never run a proper investigation on crimes I filed in (even supported with a solicitor), and because lawyers do not really take care of private issues in Finland, I succeeded to save my life. Thus I can not value much people from Tampere and Pirkanmaa region for what they did (and what they did not do); with the exception to a handful citizen at Tampere Region, and those academicals supporting indirectly the respect of individual rights and laws. This was the time, when I became interested on how a State can make systematically false judgments and operate how they do; with the result of having found Finnish Police organisation and Court behinds these steps. And I do think each nation should have minimum of three organisation working on some cases; one independent organisation supported by military, one supported by the police, and one 'civilian organisation' having independent reseachers combined to legal expertise and civilian jury backed up with army members or alike if necessary.

This 'Putin case' comes more to The Credability of NBI, as a failed organisation in keeping secrects and not doing their work as they should, than finding Vladimir Putin's name or someone Putin is familiar with (i.e. Aleksandr Zaldostanovia) name from some register. However it does not exclude the possibility of someone having made this leak on political bases in order to ruin an investigation for example similar to this one, leading to a proofing a possibility of police making decisions for Russia? Such and similar independent domesting and foreign research should be ran for security purposes, I do think.

Based on these and previous proofs I would not trust to Finnish Police, Legal Machinery, The Supreme Guardian of The Law in Finland (The Chancellor of Justice of the Government and The Parliamentary Ombudsman), State Prosecutors or Prosecutors. And for the same reason (political facts and proofs on intelligence) I think one must face the same fact internationally.

The claimed trivial bottom line on Finnish judgements and its bases can be deducted from this article. I hope I turn out to be wrong, and that is left to some university research(er other than me) to proof. I think an honest researcher should always focus only (or mostly) on his work, and share the responsibility on a global scale – on bases; anyone can purchase a book to learn it, and if it is so secret, that people like me do not have know about it, then it is between those at the spiritual level high enough. I suppose in this respect I trust the concept of God more than a human aspect.

If this posting happens to be in an incorrect place, or the topic is unsuitable, then I leave it up to the moderator to remove it.

/1/ Head Chief of Police Command Mikki Paatero, ”Myllylä and Auer cases are peanuts compared to this one”, http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288556256618.html
/2/ http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288556070713.html
/3/ Nigh Wolfves are Russia Hell Angels, http://yle.fi/elavaarkisto/artikkelit/yon_sudet_on_moskovan_helvetin_enk...
/4/ Comments, ”Professors assisting in spy recruitment – do they also kill us?”, http://universitypost.dk/article/finnish-professor-scouted-student-spies
/5/ Central Criminal Police thad a chat with the one who made the Putin mistake: ”They did a question or two”, http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288555788094.html
/6/ President Sauli Niinistö was amazed about the Putin soup: ”Unbelievable”, http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288555753648.html
/7/ http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288556027734.html

What is going on in Denmark

By Timo on 8. May 2012, 11:37.

Have you danes become crazy? I have visited many times in Denmark as tourist. I have kept your country nice and people has been polite. But I think I have misunderstood your country and people. Your country seems to belong to the same group as Ukraina, Belorussia, North Korea etc . Your police can arrest anyone, foreigner has no human rights in your country.

Of Course

By Dingus on 17. April 2012, 2:31.

It is always easy to blame the big guy. Please, the Cold War is over and the Russians are not spying on anyone, let alone Denmark. What interests are there?
If you want to believe fairy tales, go ahead. However, if critically analyzing evidence and the work Timo has done, he is clearly innocent and no sensitive information was passed on.

wake up

By ella braigen on 24. April 2012, 20:19.

Tell to the Russians that the cold war is over. And read a little bit.

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