The Daily Mail published correspondence between the son of US President Hunter Biden and Metabiota. It is said to be a Pentagon contractor that specializes in “researching pandemic diseases that can be used as biological weapons.”
According to the newspaper, Mr. Biden played an important role in allowing Metabiota to conduct a study of pathogens a few hundred miles from the border with Russia. In a 2014 letter, Metabiota’s top manager asked Mr. Biden how the company could promote “Ukraine’s cultural and economic independence from Russia.” The newspaper believes that this is an unusual goal for a biotech company. In addition, it is alleged that Hunter Biden brought together representatives of Metabiota with the Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings to implement a “research project” involving high-level biosecurity laboratories in Ukraine.
According to the Daily Mail, Metabiota worked with Black & Veatch, which has built several laboratories in Ukraine. They were to study “infectious agents or toxins that can be transmitted through the air and cause potentially fatal infections.” In 2010, the US Defense Reduction Reduction Agency commissioned Black & Veatch to build a third-level biosafety laboratory in Odessa that “would provide improved equipment and training for the effective, safe and reliable detection of particularly dangerous pathogens.” According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, such laboratories are used to “study infectious agents or toxins that can be transmitted through the air and cause potentially fatal infections.”
Hunter Biden was also involved in Metabiota. It is alleged that he raised $ 500,000. from Rosemont-controlled Seneca Technology Partners. He told investors that the companies also helped attract new customers, including government agencies. The Pentagon has signed contracts with Metabiota for $ 18.4 million in 2014-2016. Of these, $ 300 thousand. were allocated for research projects in Ukraine.
According to the newspaper, Metabiota also has close ties with the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which is located in the Chinese city where the coronavirus began to spread. In 2014, Metabiota, the Wuhan Institute and the EcoHealth Alliance published a study on bat infectious diseases in China.
On March 24, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the involvement of the Rosemont Seneca investment fund, headed by Hunter Biden, in financing biolaboratories in Ukraine. The agency also claimed that the fund was affiliated with Metabiota and Black & Veatch. Russia’s Defense Ministry believes that the Pentagon is involved in the development of biological weapons components in Ukraine.
On the parliamentary investigation in Russia on the issue of biolaboratories – in the article “Kommersant” “Deputies took up bioweapons.”