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Old 10-06-2014, 10:18 PM   #85
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Army General (Russian: генерал армии, general armii) is the 2nd highest military rank in the Russian Federation, inferior only to a Marshal and superior to a Colonel General. It is a direct counterpart of the Soviet "Army General" rank..At present it is also the highest rank in the Air Force, artillery, Aerospace Defense Forces, armored troops, engineer troops and signal troops. Unlike the Soviet Union where similarly ranked officers were called Marshals and Chief Marshals of a branch..The corresponding naval rank is Admiral of the Fleet..On appointment as Defense Minister on 7 May 1992, Pavel Grachev was the first officer to be promoted to this rank..Vladimir Yakovlev was promoted to this grade while serving as commander of the Strategic Missile Troops (1997-2001)..Until 1997 generals wore a "small" Marshal's Star.. But when in 1993 ranks of "Marshal of a branch" in Russian Federation were abolished, there was no more reason for special rank insignia for generals.. By the President's decree of January 27, 1997 Generals regained 1943-like straps with 4 stars in a row..The marshal's star corresponds with the western use of the marshal's baton. On the death of the recipient, the award is returned to the diamond fund for re-use..There are presently no holders of the rank of marshal of the Russian Federation in the modern Russian armed forces..The first Soviet rocket study unit was established in June 1946, by redesignating the 92nd Guards Mortar Regiment at Bad Berka in East Germany as the 22nd Brigade for Special Use of the Reserve of the Supreme High Command...

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The 2010 Moscow Metro bombings were suicide bombings carried out by 2 W's during the morning rush hour of March 29, 2010, at 2 stations of the Moscow Metro (Lubyanka and Park Kultury), with roughly 40 minutes interval between. At least 40 people were killed, and over 100 injured..Weapons Hexogen X=plosives-In its pure, synthesized state RDX is a white, crystalline solid. It is often used in mixtures with other explosives and plasticizers, phlegmatizers or desensitizers. RDX is stable in storage and is considered one of the most powerful and brisant of the military high explosives-In the 1930s, the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, started investigating Cyclonite as an X=plosive to use against German U-boats that were being built with thicker hulls.. Britain wanted an explosive that was more powerful than TNT..The first public reference in the United Kingdom to the name RDX, or R.D.X. to use the official title, appeared in 1948; its authors were the Managing Chemist, ROF Bridgwater, the Chemical Research and Development Department, Woolwich, and the Director of Royal Ordnance Factories, Explosives; again, it was referred to as simply RDX..In December 2013,2 separate suicide bombings a day apart targeted mass transportation in the city of Volgograd, in the Volgograd Oblast of Southern Russia, killing 34 people overall..The attacks followed a bus bombing carried out in the same city 2 months earlier..The bomb contained the equivalent of 10 kilograms (22 lb) of TNT..On January 7 some newspapers reported that Pechenkin is cleared from the accusation of being involved with the bombing..Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the most seriously injured to be flown to Moscow for specialist treatment..A 2nd suicide attack took place on the morning of 30 December at about 8:30 Moscow Time in the Dzerzhinsky district in Volgograd..From eyewitness photographs, it appears that the X=plosion took place in the back of the targeted trolleybus No. 1233 of route 15A,.. The attack killed 16 people and injured 41, 27 of whom were hospitalized.. Remains of the male bomber were located and sent for genetic testing..On 19 January 2014, a statement and video claiming responsibility for the bombings was posted on the website of Vilayat Dagestan, a subgroup of the Caucasus Emirate.. The video shows 2 Russian speaking men, identified as Suleiman and Abdurakhman, preparing X=plosives and Strapping them to their bodies...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=233Give us strength, O' Lord, to endure. We recognize that we are poor sinners in the hands of an Angry G.. Let the circle be unbroken until the day.. Amen.. What the fook is happening here? What the fcuk is this bullshit that's coming down? We got a murder. We got a rap.. We got brothers in trouble.. I DON'T WANT NO MORE BULLSHIT AROUND HERE!!!Andrews: Yes. Thank you, Mr. Dillon. All right. Once again, this is rumor control. Here are the facts. At 0800 hours, P Murphy, through carelessness on his part, was found dead in vent shaft 17...It's like a lion.. Stick close to the zebras..They were gonna dump a lot of nuclear crap in there...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...postcount=1738

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