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The Ukrainian government is trying to sell us a story that’s very hard to swallow. They claim a US citizen and independent journalist who dug into their corruption and the Biden family’s deep, dark deceit just happened to die of “natural causes” in their custody.

21st Century Wire:

This week the US Department of State finally acknowledged American citizen journalist Gonzalo Lira, but not soon enough to make any difference in saving the man’s life.

“We can confirm the death of a U.S. citizen in Ukraine. We offer our sincerest condolences to the family on their loss,” said a US State Department representative to TASS news agency in response to reports of his death in a Ukrainian prison in Kharkov.

They then added, “We stand ready to provide all appropriate consular assistance. Out of respect to the family during this difficult time, we have no further comment.”

His name was Gonzalo Lira, and he was arrested and jailed over his anti-Ukraine YouTube videos, and now this corrupt government expects us to believe it was all a coincidence? Most people aren’t buying it; they’re not that naive or stupid.

This is how most people probably feel:

And you know who’s definitely not falling for this far-fetched tale? Tucker Carlson. He’s not about to toe the line with the absurd narratives from the corrupt Ukraine and US regimes. Instead, Tucker’s cutting through the noise and pushing the truth—that Gonzalo was jailed, tortured, and ultimately murdered because he spoke out against Zelensky and Biden.


Gonzalo Lira is an American citizen who’s been tortured in a Ukrainian prison since July, for the crime of criticizing Zelensky. Biden officials approve of this, because they’d like to apply the same standard here. The media agree. Here’s a statement from Gonzalo Lira’s father.

Tucker’s right: If Biden could get away with it, would he go as far as torturing and offing reporters who criticize him? Just take a look at his treatment of January 6th political prisoners and cases like Douglass Mackey. It’s a pretty revealing snapshot of where Biden’s moral compass really points, right?

But Tucker didn’t stop there. In a post on X about Gonzalo Lira’s dad, he highlighted something chilling. Weeks ago, Lira’s father eerily predicted the grim fate his son would meet. Tucker’s making sure this crucial piece of the puzzle doesn’t get lost in the shuffle.


Gonzalo Lira, Sr. says his son has died at 55 in a Ukrainian prison, where he was being held for the crime of criticizing the Zelensky and Biden governments. Gonzalo Lira was an American citizen, but the Biden administration clearly supported his imprisonment and torture. Several weeks ago we spoke to his father, who predicted his son would be killed.

Dig a little deeper into this mess, and you’ll find the situation with Gonzalo gets even murkier and more tangled. It’s a really dark and dangerous rabbit hole.

Popular X account KanekoaTheGreat wrote an article that revealed the true identity of Hunter Biden’s “boss” in Ukraine. Turns out, it wasn’t just a random natural gas company owner; it was, in fact, a prominent Ukrainian oligarch named Kolomoysky.


Contrary to popular belief, the boss of Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, at the Ukrainian gas company Burisma Holdings, was not the CEO of Burisma Holdings, Mykola Zlochevsky.

Instead, it was Ihor Kolomoysky, who was part of the newly installed Ukrainian government, which the Obama Administration itself had just installed in Ukraine, in what the head of the “private CIA” firm Stratfor correctly called “the most blatant coup in history.”

Shortly after the Obama Administration’s Ukrainian coup, on March 2, 2014, Kolomoysky, a supporter of Yanukovych’s overthrow, was appointed the governor of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Hunter Biden, with no experience in the industry or region, would join Kolomoysky’s Burisma Holdings two months later, on May 12, 2014.

A 2012 conducted by the AntiCorruption Action Centre (ANTAC) in Ukraine, a nonprofit investigative organization co-funded by American billionaire George Soros and the U.S. State Department, revealed that the true owner of Burisma Holdings was the Ukrainian billionaire-oligarch Ihor Kolomoysky.

It was this very article that Gonzalo Lira referenced in a video before he was killed.


RIP Gonzalo Lira

Here, @GonzaloLira1968 discusses my article exposing how Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky owned Hunter Biden’s Burisma, financed the political rise of Volodymyr Zelensky, and funded the Azov Battalion.

@TuckerCarlson: “Gonzalo Lira was an American citizen, but the Biden administration clearly supported his imprisonment and torture.”

The way they treated this American citizen journalist is sickening. It’s also a massive red flag about what’s really going on in Ukraine, and it’s also tying the knot tighter between the chaos there and the crooked Biden Boys here. This is really starting to feel like a dysfunctional family affair with international consequences.

If you’re on the hunt for some really deep, intense, and impactful last words, check out Gonzalo Lira’s final thread on X. It’s packed with real-life drama and delivers a punch that’ll stick with you:

Right now, I’m about to try to get out of Ukraine, and seek political asylum in Hungary. Either I’ll cross the border and make it to safety, or I’ll be disappeared by the Kiev regime. This is what’s happened to me over the past three months.

On May 1, I was arrested for my YouTube videos. The photos of my arrest are pretty funny—morning bed-head made me look like a character out of Dr. Seuss. My crime was making videos critical of the West and their proxy regime in Kiev—and how they are destroying Ukraine.

Attached to these tweets is the full indictment against me, both the original Ukrainian and English translation. As you can see, even the prosecutor admits I committed no crime against property or any person. And I certainly provided no aid or intelligence to the Russians.

My indictment explicitly states that all I did was discuss publicly known facts about the war—the epitome of free speech in a democracy. But Zelensky’s Ukraine is no democracy—it is a thieving, corrupt, murderous gangster regime PRETENDING to be a polite “western” democracy.

Once arrested, I was given documentation assuring me that I was “guaranteed the right” to contact my lawyers and loved ones, as well as post bail. In fact, I was blocked from calling anyone—even my lawyers. And I was not permitted to post bail—though I had the cash to do so.

In other words, the formalities were carried out scrupulously—while judicial and ethical grotesqueries ruled. That’s Zelensky’s Ukraine. That’s what his thuggish regime cares about: The >perception< of democracy and the rule of law, so as to mask the sordid, corrupt reality.

That’s why they relentlessly persecute anyone who tells the truth about this war. I’m not the only so-called “propagandist” the Kiev regime has thrown in prison. It’s also why they shoot any AFU soldier who dares retreat. That’s why the AFU losses are so horrific—but hidden.

As you can see by the indictment, the video I made that really chapped their ass was “Ukraine: A Primer”, which gives the historical background to the conflict—where I state outright that this invasion wasn’t out of the blue. That indeed, it was provoked by the Kiev regime.

Once inside Sizo Prison, I was tortured in two of the four cells I was in—by the other prisoners. Guards NEVER beat prisoners—they outsource torture to the other prisoners. One prisoner actually apologized to me, telling me he had no choice. He wasn’t lying. I understood.

I got a cracked rib in my first cell, but it wasn’t too bad. The worst stretch was in my fourth cell. From 1pm on June 21 until 7pm the next day—30 hours—I was beaten and sleep deprived, my arms twisted the wrong way around at the shoulders, and generally beaten pretty bad.

I’ve taken a beating in my time. So sure, it hurt like hell, but it was manageable—but then at one point, two thugs held my head and used a toothpick to scratch the whites of my left eye, while asking me if I could still read if I had just one. ngl, >that< was unnerving.

Near the end of this session, one of the thugs struck me in the chest so hard and so repetitively that the beating left a yellow-and-green splotch dead-center on my sternum. He was >berated< by the cell boss, because he’d left a mark on me—which was a no-no. >Perceptions<

Then as luck would have it, two days later—when the bruising was in full bloom—a senior guard came to give me a wellness check! This was likely because of the Chilean embassy efforts. The US embassy called me three times, but gave me nothing but “support”—empty bromides.

The guard told me to remove my shirt so he could look me over. The bruising was really spectacular—but he just nodded and pretended he didn’t see a thing. >Perceptions< He’d checked me, right? Why was I beaten to the point of torture? Well—it wasn’t over my YouTube videos!

was imprisoned because of my videos—no doubt. The videos are why the SBU arrested me and put me in Sizo Prison without bail. But as they investigated me—and examined my computers and accounts, all of which they confiscated and opened—the SBU realized that I’m not poor.

So once they had me imprisoned for my videos, the SBU took the opportunity to extort money from me—using the guards as accomplices, who in turn used the prisoners as the muscle. How I discovered this is too complicated for a Twitter thread. But I’m writing a book about it.

All told, they extorted USD$70,000 out of me, and split it among themselves. They also took another $9k when they arrested me (my emergency cash). And another 11 grand, which was the bail money. With the computers, iPhone, etc., I’m out an even 100k on this adventure.

I’m never seeing any of that back, not even the bail money—because I’ve decided to leave Ukraine before my trial. My trial is on Wednesday August 2—and I’ve already been told: I WILL be found guilty. My sentence will be five to eight years in a prison labor camp.

But here’s the thing: The conditions of my bail are that I have to wear an electronic monitor, surrender my passports, and not leave the city of Kharkov, much less the country. HOWEVER—after posting bail, I >didn’t< get an ankle monitor—and they >returned< my passports.

Later at the SBU offices, they >returned other documents< they’d confiscated—my driver’s license and my motorcycle registration. In Sizo, I told an inmate how last year I’d been detained, released, but told not to leave Ukraine. He laughed. “They were telling you to leave!”

This time, it looks like the same is happening: They’re telling me not to leave—but leaving the door open. Or so I hope. Or maybe I’m being set up by them so they can justify putting me away in a labor camp—so no one will ever know about their sordid extortion scheme.

I simply don’t know. So I decided to die trying. I rode my motorcycle across Ukraine—1,400 kms in two days. I’m going to Hungary to ask for political asylum. When I fail to show up in court in Kharkov, an arrest warrant will be issued, likely an international warrant.

No doubt other EU countries will comply like sheep, returning me to serve five to eight years in a prison labor camp— —regardless of the fact that Kiev arrested and imprisoned me for >YouTube videos!< For free speech! What happened to “European democratic values?

And the US State Department would return me too. I’m not a black lesbian druggie, or a transgender grifter. Besides, Victoria Nuland hates my guts, or so I’m told. I’m hoping the Hungarians will read my indictment and say, “This is bullshit—we’re not sending him back.”

I’m posting this thread just as I’m getting to the border checkpoint. I’m also posting videos on the two channels I have access to, The Roundtable and Gonzalo Lira—Again. If you don’t hear from me in the next 12 hours—whelp! I’m on my way to a labor camp! Wish me luck.

He said, “Wish me luck.” But luck? That was the least of Gonzalo’s worries. He was up against a government so tangled in its own corruption that it could hardly tell right from wrong. Support from the US? He might as well have wished for a unicorn at that point.

Gonzalo knew the score. He was an independent blogger and YouTuber doing quality independent journalism—something the powers-that-be don’t like. They prefer propaganda journalism, which they can manipulate and control. That’s why the US regime didn’t lift a finger to save him. However, don’t forget that Biden moved heaven and earth to free a drug-toting lesbian basketball player who hates America. So, he has it in him, but only if you support his globalist agenda.

In the end, Gonzalo’s work, digging through layers of deceit and involving one of the most powerful and crooked families in US history, was more than risky—it was a one-way ticket to Dangerville with no return flight on the radar. He was aware, painfully so, that this could be his last stand… and it was.

Now, as we remember him, it’s with a mix of deep sorrow and great respect. God rest his soul. His brave pursuit of the truth shouldn’t be forgotten. May his legacy light up the dark corners that he was trying so desperately to expose.