UFO Alert as Putin Drafts in Army After Siberian Mountain ‘Collapses’
by Ciaran McGrath January 13, 2019 (express.co.uk)
• On December 11, 2018, a massive rockslide fell off of the side of a mountain in a remote region of Siberia, blocking the nearby Bureya river. The villages of Chekunda, Ust-Urgal and Elga are being evacuated due to the risk of flooding or a second landslide. Vladimir Putin has sent in teams of geomorphologists, geologists, hydrologists and land-surveyors and even Russian soldiers to investigate amid suggestions it may have been caused by a UFO crash-landing. A poll of eastern Siberian Russians revealed that 33 per cent of the local populace believes that a UFO caused the rock slide.
• Hunters first reached the scene, alerted by a sudden and inexplicable change in the flow of the river. The hunters also reported ‘hot rocks’ on which they could warm their hands. Their initial guess was that the rock slide had been caused by a meteorite strike. But there were no reports of space rock hitting the area.
• Whatever the cause, the amount of displaced rock would fill 13,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools, and left a gash in the side of the mountain. The military is using explosives and equipment to restore the river flow. Flooding could also disrupt a 2,700-mile long rail line which is a vital link between the Siberian interior and Russia’s eastern coast. “Given the significant size of the landslide, units of engineers and railway forces with special equipment, as well as army and transport aviation, will be involved in clearing the rock,” a source said. A downstream hydro-electricity station is also threatened due to the river drying up.
• Professor Dave Petley, an expert at the University of Sheffield, dismissed both a meteorite or a UFO crash as the cause. Petley says that the mountain slope above the Bureya had a “pre-existing tension crack or depression” which failed at an altitude of around 1,900 ft., although it was unusual for the fall to occur in winter when the ground was frozen. He warned that mountain conditions showed the potential for an even bigger landslide in the future.
Vladimir Putin has drafted in soldiers to investigate a “collapsed mountain” in a remote region of Siberia amid suggestions it may have been caused by a UFO crash-landing.
Whatever the cause, the event resulted in a massive rockfall which has blocked the nearby Bureya river, and left several villages at risk of flooding. So much rock was shifted it would fill 13,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools, say experts.
Meanwhile, the falling 34 million cubic metres of debris left a gash in a mountain which could swallow up all the water used if every American showered at the same time.
The Russian army has been dispatched to the scene to try and find out what caused the catastrophic event and move a 525ft-high mound of rock, which has substantially blocked the Bureya, with village in the Khabarovsk and Amur regions at risk of flooding.
The military has being tasked with “moving the mountain”, using explosives and equipment to allow the water to flow again.
But experts have warned nearby rock is fractured and a second gargantuan landslide is not ruled out
A defence ministry source said a group of specialists is en route “to conduct reconnaissance work” at the site, where the rocks fell some 1,280 ft on to the valley floor.
The source added: “Given the significant size of the landslide, units of engineers and railway forces with special equipment, as well as army and transport aviation, will be involved in clearing the rock.”
Plans are being drawn up for the evacuation of 400 people from the villages of Chekunda, Ust-Urgal and Elga .
Flooding could also disrupt the 2,700-mile long Baikal-Amur Mainline rail link, which is a vital link between the Siberian interior and Russia’s east coast, unless the army can unblock the river quickly.
To complicate matters still further, a hydro-electricity station is also threatened because water is drying up in Bureyskaya hydro power reservoir located downstream.
Russia has also sent in teams of geomorphologists, geologists, hydrologists and land-surveyors to assess the carnage, which seems to have happened on December 11, reported The Siberian Times.
Alexey Maslov, head of Verkhnebureinsky district where the incident happened, said: “We are trying to find the explanation for this incident.
“I insist that it was a meteorite.”
However, a local poll in eastern Russian suggested the while 27 per cent agreed with his assessment, more – 33 per cent believed a UFO – was the cause.
10:16 minute video of the Siberian mountain collapse
(from The Real MLordandGod YouTube channel)
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