posted on Dec, 9 2004 @ 03:27 PM
This Ukraine election scandal is really starting to worry me.
These brave people are trying to vote in a free election and the Russian's keep throwing the vote in order to control the region, I have a bad
feeling that this is going to get real ugly around the holidays.
Opposition Was to be Smeared With Terror Attack, Says Official
December 6, 2004
By Askold Krushelnycky in Kiev
Ukraine's embattled government is ready to stage faked terrorist attacks to destabilise the country and discredit the opposition ahead of a rerun of
the presidential vote, a senior government source has told The Independent.
The official, who works for the government of the Moscow-backed candidate and current Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, said: "One of the plans is to
blow up a pipeline and blame it on opposition supporters. Ukraine is the key transit country for Russian gas supplies to the West."
Natural Gas Pipeline Explodes Outside Southern Russian City; Cause Believed Accidental.
Dec. 8, 2004
The Associated Press
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) - A natural gas pipeline just outside the southern Russian city of Makhachkala exploded Wednesday, sending flames soaring
into the air and lighting up the night sky.
An official said the explosion, which occurred about a half-mile west of the city, appeared to be an accident.