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14 Aug 2019, 3:56 am

I am surprised that no one talked about this yet.

I've heard of this nuclear blast a couple of days ago, I came across this clear video of the blast: ... 940875737/

Here's more new on the incident: ... 30755.html

The video is saying that the nearby village who witnessed the blast rushed to buy Iodine pills which gone out of stock there in hours.


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14 Aug 2019, 9:45 am

I’ve seen some mention of it on BBC news. But the general Russian reaction seems a bit slow. Like you said, individuals rushed out to get iodine, but the government is only now measuring the radiation levels.
I’m surprised Trump hasn’t been tweeting about it.


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14 Aug 2019, 9:56 am

It is such an unsurprising bit of news (coming from Russia, of course) that not even The Media is in a panic over it.

But if this was to happen anywhere in America, you can be certain that America-bashers would be all over it like maggots on manure.


“I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the
purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis.”

— Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock, in the Star Trek
episode "The Mark of Gideon" (ep. 3.16, 1969)


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21 Aug 2019, 12:38 am

Nuclear engineers killed in rocket explosion? Were they trying to build a nuclear rocket?

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