The deadly bombing of an apartment building in Arkhangelsk was probably the work of terrorists, authorities now believe, a Rosbalt correspondent was told by a source in the headquarters of the emergency group handling the situation here.
Authorities doubt that the caps on gas lines in various parts of the city can all have been removed coincidentally in the course of a few hours. Rather, special services now are characterizing those actions as part of a well-planned 'diversionary tactic.' Investigators also believe that explosives were planted in the building brought down at No. 120 Soviet Cosmonauts Prospect. They say a gas explosion could not have had the results seen there. Traces of explosive have not been found, however. Investigators expect to find them, however, when the ruins of the first floor of the building can be sorted through.
This is the first time authorities have moved away from their original theory that the blast was an explosion of leaking household gas. Authorities have one suspect in custody.
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations