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Originally posted by ufoorbhunter
reply to post by spacebot
Hey talking of conspiracies what happened to the Kirghiz revolution? No mention in the media, even though Russia was maybe behind it and this Polish event to cloak what's going on? Perfect timing to throw the publics attention away from rebuilding the USSR
Originally posted by relu84
I'm shocked. I can't say I really liked the guy, but he was making or trying to make some good decisions. He was against the Lisbon Treaty, and stuff like that. Got a lot of sympathy from me thanks to that.
It's really devastating, the amount of people crucial to the country died. And I agree - why so many people on one plane? Perhaps because we had only one government plane and an old one?
I don't know. There's footage of the crash site on Polish TV. Gotta tell a friend to record it.
Originally posted by jumpingbeanz
reply to post by odyseusz
look at the way he's clenching his fist all the time, he lookds peed off at someone
The TU-154, which crashed outside Smolensk, Russia, was on its fourth attempt to land amid heavy fog. Investigators will seek to understand why the crew tried bring the plane down in such unfavorable conditions.
Russian media reported that the airplane's pilot ignored warnings to abort his landing outside of Smolensk and land instead in Minsk or Moscow. The jet crashed about a kilometer short of the runway at the Smolensk-Severnyi military airport, shortly before 11 a.m. Moscow time.
The airport lacked modern radio-navigation systems that help guide planes in poor visibility, according to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita.
Originally posted by Leo Strauss
The airport lacked modern radio-navigation systems that help guide planes in poor visibility, according to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita
When Vladimir Putin a few weeks ago invited his Polish counterpart to jointly commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre — scheduled for tomorrow — this prompted a flurry of comments and speculation in Polish media...