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Offline JasonPratt

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Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« on: August 13, 2019, 11:06:48 AM »
Two apparently unrelated explosions in Russia over the past few days; the first was apparently a small nuclear reactor detonation from experiments to create a nuclear-powered cruise missile (thus extending its range worldwide), and the second 4000km away was an arms dump burning from a fire reportedly started by a lightning strike.

Five elite nuclear scientists were killed in the first explosion.



I'm not sure there are actually videos of the first explosion. The FBN report above seems to use footage from the arms depot explosion.

Al Jazeera, for whatever it's worth. ;)



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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 11:10:07 AM »
Could be worse...lucky it wasn't an explosion at a nuclear reactor. According to Russian sources, that could NEVER happen.  :coolsmiley:
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2019, 11:11:20 AM »
This guy has been following the tech story on the nuke-powered cruise missile for a while; does a pretty good job summarizing things in an informal way.

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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2019, 11:36:44 AM »
Surprised at the lack of Soviet Russia jokes.
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2019, 12:16:01 PM »
in post-Soviet Russia, explosions bang you?
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2019, 12:16:48 PM »
Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing in Arctic?

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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2019, 12:26:08 PM »
You can do better Pratt. And worse.
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2019, 02:25:14 PM »
"Vlad's Goes-Off Prematurely"? Better or worse?
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2019, 06:01:15 PM »
Could be worse...lucky it wasn't an explosion at a nuclear reactor. According to Russian sources, that could NEVER happen.  :coolsmiley:

Of course not. Russian nuclear plants only explode in Ukraine
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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2019, 01:09:31 AM »
Despite the failure the Russians glowed.

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Re: Two explosions in Russia in recent days.
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2019, 07:22:09 AM »
Red Storm Rising II...