Aug 17, 2009
This weekend was horrendous for Russian people. A lot of people died. So many incidents that I'm going to shove them into one post.
Today, a suicide bomber attacked a police station in Russia's North Caucasus with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 20 and wounding at least 60. Experts are looking into how there's anyone or anything left to blow up in the Caucasus.(YahooNews)
Also today, 8 people were killed and 54 went missing when a turbine room flooded at Russia's largest hydropower station RusHydro in Siberia. When will be learn? Going green just doesn't work! (NY Times)
On Sunday, 2 Russian air force jets rehearsing aerobatic maneuvers collided near Moscow, killing stunt pilot Col. Igor Tkachenko. (NY Times)
Small request, Russia: Take the week off. Stop with the terrorism. Check the powerplants for kinks that might kill people. Leave your planes grounded. We love you. Stay safe.