Sinking of Russian warship raises tense questions about fate of crew

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Lots of them died and Russia is lying to the families. This is nothing new, most especially these last months

Boner_Elemental

Russia says they lived. That means they’re dead.

thebasisofabassist

Under Soviet rule, Russia would never release news of plane crashes. The only way people knew was a sudden increase in obituaries in the newspapers.

46davis

Tense? Is asking questions about carpet bombing suburbs tense as well?

ziadog

I worked on a submarine, which I know is not the same, but there were seemingly benign events that could wipe out a crew. Big changes in pressure and temperature come to mind. For example, a steam rupture would kill the engine room in minutes. I don’t know what a missile detonating inside a cruiser would do to the crew, but this hull is cracked which tells me it was catastrophic for the ship. I would not be surprised if a shock wave killed most of the crew rather than the explosion itself Also, the video of the “crew” after the sinking does not look like a crew that narrowly escaped death, lost shipmates, and lost the ship. They looked bored, like they want to be somewhere else on a nice day. Guys are joking and smiling in the ranks. Looks like a uniform inspection to me.

Fonalder