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Wed Jul 3, 2019, 07:56 PM

The Russian submarine that caught fire and killed 14 may have been designed to cut undersea internet

The Russian submarine that caught fire and killed 14 may have been designed to cut undersea internet cables

https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-submarine-losharik-undersea-cables-media-speculation-2019-7

Alexandra Ma and Ryan Pickrell at Business Insider

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A Russian navy submarine caught fire on Monday, killing 14 sailors on board.

Two independent Russian news outlets reported that the vessel was the AS-12 "Losharik," a nuclear-powered vessel thatUS officials have said is designed to cut undersea cables that keep the world's internet running.

Moscow officials have remained secretive about the type of vessel and whether it was nuclear-powered, prompting accusations of a cover-up.

President Vladimir Putin canceled a scheduled event on Tuesday and told his defense minister to "personally receive reports" on the investigation into the accident, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported.

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Reply The Russian submarine that caught fire and killed 14 may have been designed to cut undersea internet (Original post)
applegrove Jul 3 OP
SWBTATTReg Jul 3 #1
applegrove Jul 3 #2
Trueblue Texan Jul 3 #3
applegrove Jul 3 #4

Response to applegrove (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:11 PM

1. Isn't there easier ways to monitor cable traffic? This story doesn't really ring true/or this is...

a cover up story as to the 'real story' that supposedly a sub was sunk too?

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:12 PM

2. ? Cutting undersea internet cables would be part of a war.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:13 PM

3. There was definitely something about..

...that "accident" that caught my attention. Something smells there...maybe something good?

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Response to Trueblue Texan (Reply #3)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:17 PM

4. ? Good that a cable cutting ship of war is out of business for now. Bad that

people died.

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