Toxic Smoke Causes Deaths To Double In Moscow, As Russia Announces State Of Emergency In Nuclear Center City Of Ozersk

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Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:06 | 510510 Sudden Debt
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Those Russians aren't what they used to be.

Only a few decades ago, these guys where able to pick up a radioactive rod from a Nuclear reactor  without getting sick, hold their breaths for weeks in a suncken submarine, go months without food and still feel happy. AND NOW THEY DIE BECAUSE OF A BIT OF SMOKE?!!?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:08 | 510520 rapunzel
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you c a l l e d ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:14 | 510531 ZakuKommander
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Montana women are frightening.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:21 | 510547 Sudden Debt
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Are you a Russian woman? On what page of the 2010 catalogue are you located?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:45 | 510637 rapunzel
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no R U S S I A N

N O   m o n t a n a

w o m a n    of the   W O R L D , here

got h a i r ?

Technical details of permanent failure:


Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:45 | 510887 Frank Owen
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Last night I saw upon the stair,
A little woman who wasn’t there,
She wasn’t there again today...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 16:41 | 511447 rapunzel
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say again, franky.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:50 | 510655 dark pools of soros
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call back that crew from MIR - they will be able to handle the situation like real men

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:22 | 510848 Whizbang
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"huge toxic cloud of carbon monoxide above the Russian capital" I lived in L.A. for two years, I don't understand the problem here.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:11 | 510526 goldfish1
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Russia's Urals city of Ozersk is surrounded with our best energy and thoughts sparing it from catastrophe and returning it to perfect radiant health.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:17 | 510539 Sudden Debt
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I think Puttin is creating some extra parking space for the new Starbuck branches. Their slogan to hit the market will be:

"Roasted locally, for, by and with the local people!"

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 14:22 | 511080 knukles
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Now that's funny.  Seriously. 

Like Starbucks would give a shit in spite of the tripe they print on the side of the $19 paper latte cups.  Let them drink dark roast.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:14 | 510530 DosZap
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Worst heat wave in 1,000 yrs?, temps are CLOSE to 93*F, in Moscow.

They are saving their crops, and we are sending them billion of tons of wheat, so we can hit the American consumers for $3.00 a loaf bread.

We cannot save ourselves, bit we continue to save the world........avowed enemies.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:19 | 510545 Sudden Debt
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Instead of sending them wheat, we should send them Californian Wheed.

Swazzy would be happy, the russians would be happy, EVERYBODY would be happy!

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:05 | 510702 downrodeo
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...until they got the munchies and realized that there was no wheat to eat, then they would be sad again...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:09 | 510711 Sudden Debt
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I've heard, the Russians eat their children...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:17 | 510730 rapunzel
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wheed over wheat.

am going up into the hills tomorrow and

S C O R E ---------->>>>>-----------

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:35 | 510875 BorisTheBlade
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Thanks, but no thanks, heroin from Afghanistan is more than enough.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:32 | 510574 SheepDog-One
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93 degrees is that ALL? Bread is already way over $3 a loaf already.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 14:23 | 511092 knukles
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Oh, come on. 

!,000 years?  Is that a result derived from the same overtly manipulated non-existent ICCU data base?

1,000 years, my ass.


Mon, 08/09/2010 - 15:40 | 511293 thisandthat
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You got to cling to whatever hope you've got left (re GW):

Floods in Germany, Poland and Czech republic, besides Pakistan (in Summer!);

Hundreds of children dead from cold in Peru;

Millions of fish dead from cold in Bolivian rivers and lakes;

Rain in the Sahel;

Worst snow fall in a decade in RGS and SC, Brazil;

Pythons and alligators dead from cold in Florida;

Atoll islands growing;

Definitely GW...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:15 | 510533 Internet Tough Guy
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Saw a Guardian article over the weekend that 5000 are believed to have died in the heat wave, across Russia.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:37 | 510596 Assetman
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For an area that's as close to the Arctic circle as some parts of Alaska, the climate of Moscow this summer resembles Dallas, Texas (this includes the nasty thermal inversions that traps toxic smoke/pollution).

The only exception here is that most Moscow residents don't have air conditioning.  Little wonder daily mortality figures are up there.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:21 | 510736 Lndmvr
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They are on the same parralel as HARRP?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 16:07 | 511376 thesapein
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air conditioning?

Last I checked, consumer units don't filter out smoke.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:32 | 510866 Frank Owen
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Amazing how many drowning deaths there have been in Russia.. >1200 people in June alone.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:25 | 510554 old_turk
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There's something else going on.

I have no idea what it is, perhaps drought?

We burn off 200,000 acres a year in the US due to fires soooooo ... there's something else going on.

They are way too twitchy.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:42 | 510622 Sudden Debt
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Mon, 08/09/2010 - 14:25 | 511094 knukles
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HAARP and Chemtrails, too

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:46 | 510641 firstdivision
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I have a hint, but I have been told by the big energy lobbyists that it is a mirage.  They told me this happens all the time.  So that is good to clear out 100sq mi of the Amazon. 

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 16:13 | 511392 thesapein
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It would be a like a snow storm in Mexico City. They weren't prepared for the temperatures to break a thousand year record. They aren't prepared for the worst yet to come, either.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:38 | 510600 linrom
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Like this is a joke? Well I hope that your house burns down and you die of smoke inhalation. Let's see how funny this going to be.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:43 | 510632 firstdivision
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Please come back when you find cynicism in the world.  Otherwise I believe you meant to type www.cnbc.cominto your web address bar.  This mistake seems to be happening with a high degree of frequency lately. 

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:53 | 510671 dark pools of soros
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is your meth extra peppy today?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:20 | 510844 Call_me_Al
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*First one:

In case of fire

You will act like this.

*Second one:

It is better to shut your mouth and seem to be a fool

than to open it and make it a certainty.


Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:01 | 510696 Temedar
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50 dead Russians << 1 guy who wanted to nuke the Gulf of Mexico.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:43 | 510776 tamboo
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speaking of which:

and pravda bashers take note that they are not the original source.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:51 | 510658 usikpa
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I am writing this from the north eastern part of Moscow as of 7 pm local time (11 am New York). SmoKe (it was NEVER smoG) is gone, as far as I can see, almost not felt in the air.

It is somewhat tough for the Moscovites out there as it is unusually hot for unconventionally long this time of the year, and very few appartments (let alone public places and facilities, such as subway and bus traffic) are equipped with air conditioning (no use in the past).

Forecast says we get fresh air tomorrow, and temperatures will subside 


Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:13 | 510675 firstdivision
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The interesting part is that northern lower 48 states have been a bit unusually warm this year as well.  Though we have A/C, there is obviously something major going on with the climate this year.  Never mind how Pakistan and China are having record rain falls in many areas this past month. Records were meant to be broken.  Is this another shot across the bow of the USS Human Survival, or a shot into the side?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:45 | 510782 Assetman
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Thanks for the update... and I'm very glad to hear that temperatures are expected to go back closer to seasonal.  This almost reminds me of what happened in Chicago (more than) several years back...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 13:11 | 510925 thesapein
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Don't believe posters on ZH who claim to be at the source reporting back that things are fine. These people are either lying or just too scared to open their eyes.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 16:15 | 511397 thesapein
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I hope who ever junked me watched the video link to see the actual situation in Moscow as it is today.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:42 | 510884 ATTILA THE WIMP

Who keeps letting these Ruskie spies into Zero Hedge? I'll bet he's taking pictures of Robotrader's graphs. Where is Gen. Turgidson when we need him?

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:59 | 510902 Call_me_Al
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Forget about robotrader, just wait 'til you hear what we're doing to your precious bodily fluids. ;-)

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 13:13 | 510928 thesapein
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Judging by the deception, maybe the poster was a spy...

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 15:10 | 511216 Andrew_Miller
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No, we don't take pictures of Robo's charts. Daneric's charts are better.

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 12:54 | 510897 thesapein
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Just sit tight and wait for the big one. Moscow will one day be in textbooks for those studying classic hallmarks for earthquakes. 

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