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The commander of the unit in Transbaikalia died saving people in the explosions

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The commander of the unit in Transbaikalia died saving people in the explosions



The bodies of the first two victims of the fire at a military warehouse in Transbaikalia have already been identified. One of them is the commander of the unit. Risking his life, he took people out of the fire in a company car. However, the truck was covered by an explosion, and the car burned down. The second identified victim is the warehouse worker. Total killed ten people. Sixteen wounded remain in hospitals. On the site of a burnt-out arsenal, heaps are being demolished.

This is the closest distance that is allowed to approach the warehouse today, where explosions thundered the day before. This morning I started to extinguish aviation.

All aviation equipment is equipped with spillway mechanisms. Water is taken directly from the river a few hundred meters from the place of extinction. Helicopters line up literally in the queue.

Crews of Mi-8 helicopters and IL-76 aircraft arrived in the region today and immediately began their work. Machines circle all day long and drop water into the forest near the arsenal. Despite the windy weather with such reinforcement from the air, the military manages to stop the spread of fire. In just one day, the fire was completely extinguished.

"To date, all the outbreaks have been eliminated, there is no danger to the population and the ammunition and surrounding fuel depot," said Russian Deputy Defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov.

The fire started late in the evening and with sudden gusts of wind instantly spread to the territory where the ammunition was stored. More than twenty explosions thundered. A wave of detonation smashed windows in the homes of residents of two nearby villages. Twenty-three people turned to the regional hospitals for help. This is both the military and the civilian population, including children. Most have fragmental wounds, burns and traumatic shock.
"These patients, who are in the intensive care unit, are mine-explosive wounds, with damage to many parts of the upper and lower extremities, the face, and they have burns, but small area burns," says the deputy chief physician for the medical part of the city hospital 1 of the city of Chita Fedor Cheptsov.

More than a thousand people were evacuated. As promised by local authorities, residents will soon be able to return to their homes. And today they will start importing slate and window glass so that residents can renovate their homes.

"We will certainly help people, we will now determine the families of the victims, with damage, we will also help those who, unfortunately, loved ones have already left and those who, fortunately, survived, but their homes were damaged," reports Governor of the Trans-Baikal Territory Konstantin Ilkovsky.

The bodies of the ten dead were found at the site - they were all found in the truck. At Kamaz, the base commander and contract soldier, risking their lives, gathered people in order to have time to take them out of the fire. But the exploding shell did not allow them to leave the territory of the arsenal. The Ministry of Defense said - it is those who fought with the elements to the last. A criminal case has already been initiated on the fact of their death.
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  1. johnsnz
    johnsnz April 30 2014 16: 08
    +29
    Bright memory to the hero!
    1. Army1
      Army1 April 30 2014 16: 35
      +16
      Such people make the army the strongest in the world.
      1. Salamander
        Salamander April 30 2014 16: 56
        +27
        And then!
        In the ranking of world fighters, compiled by a Blackwater employee, Russians have 1 place:

        1st place. Russians. To oppose a platoon of Russian mercenaries is a fierce, bloody piz ... ec. They fight to the end, to the last bullet, and when the ammunition runs out - they use everything that is at hand. Mortally wounded a Russian? Do not touch it, most likely before death - he clamped a grenade without a check.

        Russians are inventive, have great intuition. And ... Poh ... ists. Has the plane arrived? By ... uh, they’ll knock down a sapper blade. Tank? Oh ... oh, if your hands are not broken.

        Fighters who have never held SVD at a critical moment are able to get out of it at the limit of range. And by ... uh, that was the last cartridge, they will beat the enemy with the rifle itself.

        Tactics and strategy? Easy! By any composition, from the army to the half-dead cripple, holding alone the company of the enemy ... Russians, even mercenaries, are not able to retreat.

        And if you retreat - be sure, they just run after the cartridges. All of the above applies to the army, who are more or less fired. However, for this, in most cases, sufficient - the only clash ...

        Ranking - Warriors!

        Whole article:
        http://politruk.tk/blog/1330.html#cut

        1. azkolt
          azkolt April 30 2014 19: 41
          +2
          Not that you write now ... not that!
          1. Salamander
            Salamander 1 May 2014 17: 46
            0
            That is, do not, in your opinion, write about the heroism of Russian soldiers in the comments on an article telling about the same ??? Chet, you stir up ... No.
        2. Duke
          Duke April 30 2014 23: 55
          0
          Ranking - Warriors!

  2. Gagarin
    Gagarin April 30 2014 16: 09
    +9
    I think you can reward the dead, people fought to the last.
    Well, look for the guilty, we have no problems with this ...
    1. Orc-xnumx
      Orc-xnumx April 30 2014 16: 30
      +3
      Quote: Gagarin
      I think you can reward the dead, people fought to the last.
      Well, look for the guilty, we have no problems with this ...

      They’ll definitely find the extreme ones!
      1. Predator
        Predator April 30 2014 18: 00
        +4
        They will no longer find it! Who is guilty to the end has fulfilled their duty, but the dead have no shame! Low bow to the HERO!
  3. Duke
    Duke April 30 2014 16: 15
    +10
    At the risk of his life, he took people out of the fire in a company car.

    On such commanders must be equal. Bright memory to him.
    1. Predator
      Predator April 30 2014 18: 09
      0
      Here I apologize immediately. The hero is certainly a brave man, a developed sense of duty and guilt .... like Samsonov, he ruined the army and shot himself. But as a commander .... why did it explode ?!
      1. Vasek
        Vasek April 30 2014 21: 08
        +1
        Quote: Predator
        And as a commander .... why did it explode ?!

        answer:
        The fire started late in the evening and, with sudden gusts of wind, instantly spread to the territory of the part where the ammunition is stored.

        And where does the commander, if the fire started outside the unit?
        1. max702
          max702 April 30 2014 21: 32
          0
          The question is, have measures been taken to prevent fire? Were they not driven into a bolt for work because of the inadmissibility of this, or during the investigation it turns out that the forest was too close to the warehouses, there was no water and other fire fighting equipment, were all these requirements met? The fact that the commander did not abandon his subordinates and fought to the last is a huge plus, but that's why this happened I hope the investigation will answer .. Well, I don’t believe that, when 70% of the requirements for the security requirements are fulfilled, fires in warehouses are possible, always heroism is the result of whose idiocy ...
        2. Predator
          Predator 1 May 2014 00: 12
          -1
          Ah, a fire? !!! There is no protection system in the ammunition depot?! Don’t tell my hoofs! Or throw in a personal note how to store ammunition ?!
          1. eagle11
            eagle11 1 May 2014 12: 39
            0
            On that ill-fated night, there was a wind at a speed of 25 m / s. From an eyewitness: “Riding a fire is a terrible sight. Huge burning branches scatter like chips in different directions, and the cones are even worse - they can fly almost a kilometer and not go out. The fire from Darasun first went to the fuel and lubricants base. Defended her. He went toward the ammunition base. The wind intensified. According to my data, 7-8 fire engines worked there. But the riding fire was no longer contained in such a wind. The fire zone around the base 400 at 30 meters was sufficient by standards, but in reality the chief did nothing to overcome it. There it was necessary to mow a strip of at least 500 meters so that it would not spread. The fire went to the base. Two fire engines could not drive away from there on time, they burned down. Barely saved the tractor. At the beginning of the 10th evening the first explosion thundered ”, - after the evacuation of office equipment, the head of the Big Tour Yuri Fedoseyev began to speak.
      2. eagle11
        eagle11 1 May 2014 12: 48
        0
        A little photo of that night http://foto.chita.ru/60858/
  4. Verdent
    Verdent April 30 2014 16: 19
    +6
    Here it is necessary to say "glory to the hero!", And not shout among the monkeys paid for in the floor of a plundered country.
  5. Raven2705
    Raven2705 April 30 2014 16: 19
    +6
    A blessed memory to all the dead. Young guys basically ... live and live ...
  6. novobranets
    novobranets April 30 2014 16: 20
    +8
    It’s a pity for a man who died at a military post, a real officer. Honor and glory to such. And the rest is also a pity. But still I want to find out, after several similar cases, why nothing is being done to avoid this. Horse fire spreads very quickly. But he goes up the trees. So the forest is adjacent to the warehouses. Why was there no fire-fighting deforestation near warehouses with explosive materials? Moreover, the article writes that fires occurred there annually. So it turns out that good people die because of someone's headache.
    1. serge siberian
      serge siberian April 30 2014 17: 20
      0
      Quote: novobranets
      Why there was no fire-fighting deforestation near warehouses with

      But Serdyukov and the company? Have already forgotten about these? Where I think I’ve guessed the money. People, living people have already suffered for this.
      1. leon-iv
        leon-iv April 30 2014 17: 48
        +1
        You just did not see what a riding fire is there, speeds up to 100 km / h can be with the right wind.
        1. novobranets
          novobranets April 30 2014 18: 32
          +2
          Quote: leon-iv
          horse fire there speed up to 100 km / h can be with the right wind.

          Fear God.
          When riding a horse, the crowns of the trees burn. Horse fires, as well as grass fires, are subdivided into runaway and steady. In case of a cursory horse fire, fire quickly spreads over the tree crowns in the direction of the wind, and in case of a steady (general) fire, the fire spreads throughout the forest stand: from litter to crowns. Separate trees and curtains burn. Riding fires speed: steady - 300 ... 1500 m / h (5 ... 25 m / min), runaway - 4500 m / h or more (75 m / min and more).
          I myself served in the ZabVO. Once I saw a horse fire, from the side of course. Around our part trees were cut down at 100-150m. Even bushes were regularly mowed. Therefore, I was surprised how the warehouses could catch fire. With the fire protection measures that are available in every large warehouse, a fire could have occurred if the forest was located close to the outer fence. And this is carelessness.
          1. bugaev2005
            bugaev2005 April 30 2014 19: 03
            +4
            Childhood passed in Siberia, in Mountain Shoria. In 1972, taiga burned en masse ... It’s just plain horrible, although the forest from the village was about 500 meters, so, in a horse fire, fireflies the size of a meter and a diameter of 10 centimeters freely flew kilometers to two or even more, during the day it is not very visible, but at night it is a very terrible sight, adults didn’t sleep for several nights, guarded their homes ... But you say fire cutting, it doesn’t always help unfortunately ... You just did not see the real thing taiga fire ... The commander needs to be awarded, definitely !!!
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    2. dmit-xnumx
      dmit-xnumx April 30 2014 17: 45
      +1
      Apparently, I'm bloodthirsty: I want the perpetrators, if any, to be shot.
    3. Baloo_bst
      Baloo_bst April 30 2014 20: 29
      +1
      Any heroism is the result of someone’s gouging.
      L. Yakubovich.
  7. strannik595
    strannik595 April 30 2014 16: 24
    +4
    a request to everyone in connection with the holidays and picnics - pour bonfires, water cannons with everyone ........ how many such news can be, and even on holidays
  8. Giant thought
    Giant thought April 30 2014 16: 24
    +3
    Russians do not abandon their! May the souls of the lost in Paradise abide.
  9. VohaAhov
    VohaAhov April 30 2014 16: 25
    +7
    Yesterday, literally 120 km from the exploded base, the artillery depots in the settlement of Domna were defended from the fire. They extinguished, incl. and helicopters. One can imagine if it were not for the heroic efforts of the personnel, as well as the helicopter pilots, with the "buckets" suspended under them, then there would be not one "bang", but two. And in Domna there will be more serious warehouses, and there is also a military airfield across the road, and there are warehouses on it.
    1. gunter_laux
      gunter_laux April 30 2014 16: 38
      0
      I apologize, but in what place are the artillery warehouses. in the blast furnace? if not military secret? I served there for 6 years in 120 IAP 1984-90. maybe something has changed?
      1. ramzes1776
        ramzes1776 April 30 2014 16: 58
        +1
        On the mountain behind the track, where the PRTB base used to be, and warehouses are located just below the fuel and lubricants.
      2. Giant thought
        Giant thought April 30 2014 17: 09
        0
        And I built a bridge over Ingoda near Domna during these years.
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      4. VohaAhov
        VohaAhov 1 May 2014 08: 42
        +1
        There are in the Domna itself, but there are 10 kilometers.
    2. 52
      52 April 30 2014 17: 46
      +4
      And the Apple Ridge continues to burn here and there. Well, I won’t believe in dead wood, the local fools themselves ... make arson, and by and large, on the average, on the other hand, the main thing is to attach their own and the babosy to restore later to cut, so the Ministry of Emergencies and the military have to puff off yes to the conscious locals. For example, from. Sivyakovo did not notice large foci of fire, moreover, there are practically none there, but last summer, picking mushrooms, he noticed both the fire grate and normal driveways to water bodies. So there is a master.
      1. novobranets
        novobranets April 30 2014 18: 42
        +1
        Quote: 52gim
        local dolbo themselves ... make arson

        Namely, this word, dolbo ... They set fire to a young pine-tree, with the needles in the wind burning like gunpowder, the trunks remain and stand, black charred. Cool firewood next year. They do not even need to be chopped, they fall from a kick. Somehow we went to the workpiece in such a place. Once the local dolboklyui set fire to the forest, the wind changed, and the fire went to the village. By alarm raised all the surrounding parts, something as extinguished. The women, grief-firemen, were almost dismantled. They said that then they were tried.
  10. nvn_co
    nvn_co April 30 2014 16: 27
    +4
    Everlasting memory! The real officer!
  11. dimdimich71
    dimdimich71 April 30 2014 16: 28
    +3
    I am proud of my fellow countryman! Bright memory to the hero!
  12. Black
    Black April 30 2014 16: 30
    +4
    Is it not cheaper to keep a 100-meter-wide fire band than to lose guys? I don’t remember that in the 70s, 80s ...
    1. theadenter
      theadenter April 30 2014 16: 54
      0
      Fire safety equipment must be at the highest level. Safety of people above all!
    2. max73
      max73 April 30 2014 18: 04
      +1
      served for more than six years in the fire department (then the Ministry of Internal Affairs). I didn’t put out the ammunition, but I dealt with oil products. I don’t know how the situation developed - but from experience, people had to be withdrawn as quickly as possible, and only then reconnaissance was carried out by specialists ... not a fact, of course, but the commander of the unit could have made this responsible for people without knowing the methods of assessment and extinguishing fires .. and he probably didn’t have such an experience, unfortunately ... well, again, I don’t know what kind of fire training course they will continue and whether the commanders of such units pass ...
    3. bugaev2005
      bugaev2005 April 30 2014 19: 10
      0
      Childhood passed in Siberia, in Mountain Shoria. In 1972, taiga was burning en masse ... It’s just terrible, although the forest from the village was about 500 meters, and so, in a horse’s fire, fireflies the size of a meter and a diameter of 10 centimeters freely flew kilometers to two or even more, during the day it is not very visible, but at night it is a very terrible sight, the adults did not sleep for several nights, guarded their homes ...
      Did you know much then what is happening in the country? I know for sure that there were victims, people were suffocating, thousands of hectares of taiga were burned, and not a single word said that !! They didn’t even write how the residents of the village of Kazynet hid for several hours in Tomi, barely holding their heads ... Dozens of villages evacuated and no one wrote anything about this tragedy, traces of those fires are still visible, tree fires stick out for tens of kilometers, nobody has firewood Don't cut that nonsense. If you go by rail from Novokuznetsk to Abakan during the day, you can see all this!
    4. max702
      max702 April 30 2014 21: 37
      0
      I agree ! 100m is not enough? Well then make 200,300 all the more in these places a fire is a frequent occurrence ..
  13. Tanechka-clever
    Tanechka-clever April 30 2014 16: 30
    +1
    They fought to the end - good memory to them. It’s a pity that such tragedies cannot be avoided in life.
  14. Alx1miK
    Alx1miK April 30 2014 16: 38
    0
    Often this began to happen.
  15. Russ69
    Russ69 April 30 2014 16: 47
    +1
    Real officer !!! He did not abandon his subordinates.
    1. Anatole Klim
      Anatole Klim April 30 2014 17: 00
      +3
      Quote: Russ69
      Real officer !!! He did not abandon his subordinates.

      Killed the commander of the unit! in Soviet times, it was an extraordinary state of emergency, I say so because I was in this shoes. No! the commander’s life was not valued higher than the life of a simple soldier, the death of a soldier was always an extraordinary event, only the commander had a huge responsibility for the life of his subordinates, they asked him first of all how you assumed that you had lost a person. Here the commander died, which means he was with his subordinates and did not hide behind them, and did everything possible to eliminate the fire, and when he saw that the situation was critical, he tried to save the personnel. Why it all happened, they will figure it out, of course, the blessed memory of the dead.
  16. Enjoy
    Enjoy April 30 2014 16: 49
    +4
    Quote: novobranets
    It’s a pity for a man who died at a military post, a real officer. Honor and glory to such. And the rest is also a pity. But still I want to find out, after several similar cases, why nothing is being done to avoid this. Horse fire spreads very quickly. But he goes up the trees. So the forest is adjacent to the warehouses. Why was there no fire-fighting deforestation near warehouses with explosive materials? Moreover, the article writes that fires occurred there annually. So it turns out that good people die because of someone's headache.

    He flies tens of meters. In the summer of 2010, I served as an urgent in the Moscow region, just in the midst of these fires. Rescuers from other regions lived with us and talked about their service.

    With a strong wind, fire firebreaks jumps at a time. If the clearing has not been cleaned for several years, then the fire passes along the bottom. Somewhere not far from us, a fire flew 50-100 meters across the lake.

    And then the commander of our unit suddenly realized that since Soviet times the perimeter of the unit located on the edge of the forest has not been cleaned, and in the technical zone (a healthy complex with satellite dishes) the trees are almost close to the fence. They called a special self-propelled timber mill, felled trees, and she crawled along them and washed them in wood chips. IRM-ki drove through the woods, cleaned clearings. The perimeter of the unit was also surrounded by a glade.

    When the fire crept somewhere about a kilometer to the unit, the smoke was as though it were a volcano erupting. This is a natural element and you need to be a real man to fight a forest fire for an ammunition depot. Bright memory!
    1. max702
      max702 April 30 2014 21: 43
      0
      And then the commander of our unit suddenly realized that since Soviet times the perimeter of the unit located on the edge of the forest has not been cleaned, and in the technical zone (a healthy complex with satellite dishes) the trees are almost close to the fence
      Keywords of your comment, it’s fortunate that there was a technique, people and the most important time! And so you wouldn’t write anything already .. It seems to me that the commander of this unit suddenly realized the same thing .. I sincerely hope that I’m wrong and there was a force majeure, it’s a pity for the dead.
  17. dalekiy
    dalekiy April 30 2014 16: 53
    0
    Eternal memory to the warrior.
  18. Alejandro
    Alejandro April 30 2014 16: 54
    0
    It was necessary to put a dozen people, so that was an occasion to attract aviation? I don’t understand, honestly.
  19. taseka
    taseka April 30 2014 16: 57
    +7
    Sometimes you start to ask yourself questions!
    1. Why over the past 10 years in Russia, warehouses periodically explode (burn) Engineering ammunition in Losiny,aviation under Moscow, sea in the Far East, and Army near Ulyanovsk, Tank in Uryupinsk, Motorized rifle in Transbaikalia?
    2. Do we have a NATO Special Forces training ground? WHY DON'T EXPLODE THE AMMUNITION WAREHOUSES IN THEM?
    3. SERDYUKOVA "ON SUK" FOR REDUCTION OF STAFF AND SPECIALISTS IN STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES AND STORAGE!
    4. THE MOBILIZATION STOCK FOR WAR IS DESTROYED! Remember the Brandenburg Regiment of the 1941 Wehrmacht !!!!
    And I’m wrong - then MO - think about warehouses and arsenals !!!!!!!!
    1. uzer 13
      uzer 13 April 30 2014 22: 30
      0
      Warehouses burn only for two reasons: either large-scale thefts are masked, or someone from the staff intentionally destroys them for reward. Interested parties exist. There are no accidents here, systematic destruction of strategic reserves is underway. Moreover, no one bears responsibility . The epidemic of fires is treated very simply - the district commander takes off his epaulettes and goes to prison for twenty years with a complete confiscation of property.
  20. storm wind
    storm wind April 30 2014 16: 58
    +2
    Real Russian Man! Bright memory! It is unfair that due to someone’s sloppiness and oversight, ordinary connivance, Such People die!

    Our whole earth is great and plentiful,
    and there is no order (order) in it.

    Nestor, Annals, p. 8.

    And so still ..
  21. serge siberian
    serge siberian April 30 2014 17: 30
    +2
    Blessed memory to the real commander! He died at a military post, he wanted and took measures to solder people.
    not everyone could do this, yes, yes! the other would give to the fellow. Here THIS couldn’t. I decline.
  22. urchik
    urchik April 30 2014 17: 38
    0
    The glow from the fire and explosions was visible in the night sky for 110 km.
    1. 52
      52 April 30 2014 17: 52
      0
      By the way. there are not far away and mines with "forest plantations" stand. God had mercy, but only this time. How long?
  23. Baloo
    Baloo April 30 2014 17: 50
    +1
    hi One thing I can’t understand: every year in the Far East, fires and floods occur.
    Satellites do not fly over these places? Is it not possible to predict? I saw the spill in action with a helicopter and with B200. A big difference. Maybe the Far East needs to be reinforced with these airplanes. And more ... A few years ago, when there were fires, they show a village that was burnt. The remains of dead weeds are visible. They show the surviving house and the owner: And I have potatoes, so I mowed all the weeds around constantly, and watered potatoes. And his site and the house went around the fire!
    I went to Moscow around this period. The sections along the highway N. Novgorod and Moscow where they put out and were about to blaze alternating. It can be seen that people work around the clock: carbons at the exits from the highway to the forest, fire engines, firefighters, helicopters. The scale is huge! Here's another observation: Along the route is a strip of pine about 6-8 mestres wide. Sometimes smoldering from under the canopy and suddenly flashes before our eyes !, flashes a narrow strip along the road! not by the trunk, but 2-3 meters away! Interestingly, flashes closer to the road. The field behind the landing does not burn, beyond the field the deciduous forest does not burn, and after it one kilometer shows how the helicopter extinguishes. At this time, an American space UAV hung in orbit. And now he is not over the Far East? soldier
  24. dmit-xnumx
    dmit-xnumx April 30 2014 17: 59
    0
    In recent years, egregious incidents of fires in ammunition depots have become the talk of the town. I really want to believe that all fire-prevention measures were taken, but ... if only on paper, in a report, and the "saved" money "went" into the pockets of the scoundrels, I want to hear that the scoundrels were shot, the execution verdict was read out in all departments fire safety, that families left without breadwinners, our Army took on the kosht.
    Who laid down their lives on the Altar of the Fatherland - Glory!
  25. Signaller
    Signaller April 30 2014 18: 00
    +3
    I personally imagine how it was. I think any of us would do the same, If we served. He had people in subjection. And took care of them. Honor and praise be to him. And eternal memory. And we have remained alive until science ........
  26. kelevra
    kelevra April 30 2014 18: 14
    +2
    Glory to the Hero! And condolences to the family!
  27. sv68
    sv68 April 30 2014 19: 07
    +1
    A man with a capital letter, the hero who saved the lives of others gave his own for them. RUSSIA YOU have no right to forget. Thank you and the earth in peace
  28. ole_ga
    ole_ga April 30 2014 19: 52
    0
    Well, make a note:
    1The commander is a man, there are no bazaars, but why did any combustible crap grow at the warehouses?
    2 zamototy (especially with little, usually the thieves) under the tribunal, get a gold coin for the country (right now, it’s more necessary).
  29. undusk
    undusk April 30 2014 21: 02
    0
    We, as always, died during execution - a hero, did not allow deaths for the entire service - "sand" ...
    (In no case do I beg the courage of the unit commander).
  30. tomcat117
    tomcat117 1 May 2014 00: 11
    +1
    Quote: dimdimich71
    I am proud of my fellow countryman! Bright memory to the hero!


    We served together in the 90s. Pan Vitaly Urevich, on May 1 this year would have turned 46 years old. A competent, qualified officer of the engineering troops. Kind and responsive to others, attentive to the soldiers.
    They did not believe until the last, they said he was missing in the hope that he would suddenly appear. He died the hero’s death, with his subordinates, he wanted to save but did not have time. One must be proud of such things; everything rests on them, on ordinary plowmen. There were children and a wife without a loving father and husband. Brace yourself friends.
  31. Serge56
    Serge56 1 May 2014 05: 54
    +1
    It's a shame ... for some reason, on the topic of graduates of a sabotage Japanese school, there is little information on the Internet. (((
    I, this topic, why the warehouses explode, the border guards barracks were cut, I tried to find out as early as the eighties ... But no, they all blame it on chance ... But the problem is trampled down by the KGB officers.