HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Russia accused of cover-u...

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:32 AM

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Source: Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors.

The incident took place on Monday, according to the Defence Ministry, but was not officially disclosed until late on Tuesday. Nearly two days on, there was still no word on whether the submarine was nuclear-powered.

Some Russian media accused officials of starving the public of details and drew parallels with the dearth of official information during the meltdown of a Soviet nuclear reactor in Chernobyl in 1986.

The ministry said on Tuesday the sailors had been killed in a fire on what it described as a deep-water research submarine surveying the seabed near the Arctic.

<more>

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-submersible-incident/russia-accused-of-cover-up-over-lethal-submarine-fire-idUSKCN1TY1D0

2 replies, 1147 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 2 replies Author Time Post
Reply Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire (Original post)
jpak Jul 2019 OP
Bayard Jul 2019 #1
irisblue Jul 2019 #2

Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 10:21 AM

1. I would think if it was nuclear powered

There would have been a big kaboom.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 11:04 AM

2. Hunt For Red October

Is available on youtube, in clips. Might be time for a rewatch.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread