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On Wednesday, August 25, following the news of the double aircraft disaster, State Duma Deputy Valery Draganov suggested grouping all Russian airlines into one state-run monopoly. This would allow for better servicing of the airplane fleet, better flight organization and more financial means to renew the fleet, said the deputy.
“Having found out about the tragedy that happened to two of our air jets, I came to the conclusion that it is necessary to change the legislature in order to create a single airline, and I already began to hold consultations in this direction,” said Draganov. The deputy expressed an opinion that a single airline would have more financial opportunities for timely renewal of their fleet of planes, their servicing and organization of flights.
“At the present time every region of Russia has a large and several small airlines, and it is highly doubtful that all of them have qualified maintenance staff, not to speak of financial opportunities of buying new aircraft,” he explained.
Originally posted by Gazrok
Good excerpts Titian...
As for Al Queda... Are most forgetting that Russia was AGAINST the invasion of Iraq? I'd think it highly unlikely that Russia would be a target for Al Queda.
Originally posted by Quicksilver
Its just like Russia to copy america. looks like Putin is takin some pointers from ol; President Bush about how to turn ur country into a tyranical government
One of the passenger jets that crashed in south-west Russia broke in half in midair well before hitting the ground, local investigators said.
Forward and rear portions of the fuselage were discovered on the ground some 400 metres apart with no sign of a debris trail around either piece, said the investigators, speaking on condition they not be named.
"Fragments from a crashed plane don't jump 400 metres," one of the investigators said.
BBC was the first organisation to report on this.Contained peice about hijacking and everything.Before the Russians reported it.Like they new it was going to happen. This would have caused a major headache to Russia.Hijacking can go on for weeks and months.Sadly putin ordered the planes to be shot down.Which means in a day goes of the media and Russia saying was an coincidental accident.
Putin knows it was a hijacking,putin knows that it was mi6,cia,mossad that would have financed and planed it.Putin knows why and how it was done.So in a few weeks we will see that the south osetians start shelling georgia,the georgian oil pipeline will be damaged or destroyed by of course russian speznaz dressed up as chechens.
50 russian speznaz troops will find there way to iraq dressed as muslims and no doubt some of these aircraft ch130 will start getting blwn up.Or worse.Remember Putin was KGB,he knows understand russia,politics and covert actions very well.
Originally posted by Nygdan
If the planes were shot down then why would it be a 'coincidence'?
What in the world makes you think putin knows it was 'cia mi6 mossad'? Just a guess or are you saying there is evidence?
Why would the russians be masquerading as chechans in georgia, shouldn't they be pretending to be ossetian seperatists?