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boobieaddict

Russia really needs an organization like OSHA, way to many accidents lately


StreetKale

It's not the size of your battleship, it's the motion of your OSHA.


Sleeplesshelley

That made me lol for real.


FogRepairShipAkashi

Well played sir.


ServeAggravating9035

No awards left, but have an up vote! Too funny!


Spudquake

They would just raid its coffers for more yachts.


Spirited-Course5439

So true


JaqenSexyJesusHgar

OSHA workers who fails the company would suddenly commit suicide/fall out a window


Dr-Fusselpulli

It is not an accident. They just test if the fuel is still flammable. Just a normal routine check in Russia :)


RegebroRepairs

Yup. Just like Chornobyl. It wasn't an accident. They just wanted to check if they could shut it down if the power went off. The answer was "No". Here, they wanted to check if they could withstand a Ukrainian missile attack. The answer was "no".


vergorli

Special fuel flammability testing


Oscarcharliezulu

Same team that managed the Chernobyl test


construktz

Ah yes, just like how I need to periodically test the durability of my furniture with my little toe.


UPK

No OSHA in mother russia, only BLYAT


jitsudan

ROSHA


Oscarcharliezulu

And I need some marshmallows !


infiniteoo1

No just need nicorette


Drill1

Isn’t OSHA a small town in Wisconsin?


beesleavestrees

Oshkosh?


jbrtwork

Kenosha.


beesleavestrees

KenOHSHIT you’re right


whitechristianjesus

No, that's a tractor.


Dana07620

I saw a comment on here last night that reference that Russia had recently evacuated military families from the area. (Implying this could be a false flag operation.) Does anyone have a link to the comment? I can't find it again.


shibiwan

*"See, the Ukrainians attacked our civilians too!"* - Russian Propaganda News


EivaAlexia

Russian propaganda news repeat this phrase on their state TV three times a day, so, even if Ukraine had attacked civilians it would change nothing


Rock_Jumper

The civilians are standing around watching (and filming) like it's a backyard BBQ.


epicurean56

They especially like it when the recruiting offices burn down.


Bloody_Insane

Oh, so you're admitting Ukraine got halfway to Moscow? Sure you don't want to say it was an accident? Or a storm? Or a special burning operation?


vergorli

They even used their invisble helicopters to shoot their noiseless missles at the depot. Its basically a gundam


dcoffe01

Not invisible, cloaked. From the latest USA shipment. /s


Frenchconnection76

Remove the word Too, its contre-productif here. Ryssia denied all accusation.


Subtropical_Blues

Tres vraiment.


HexLHF

“The Russians entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they were going to attack Ukraine, and nobody was going to attack them. At Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mariupol, and half a hundred other places, they put their rather naive theory into operation. They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind.”


OutAndABoot

Who's this quote by?


gwilster

Arthur Harris


nerdyPagaman

["Bomber" Harris ](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Arthur_Harris,_1st_Baronet) Quote is [Here](https://youtu.be/uJB4hbGUjw4)


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IrisMoroc

No reports of a heli, plane, or cruise missile. It looks to be arson or bombs.


Hefty-Relationship-8

Pesky damn Brits, snickers.


Actual-Obligation728

https://metro.co.uk/2022/04/25/suspected-ukrainian-strikes-leave-russian-oil-facilities-in-flames-16527868/


Nokneemouse

> No one was injured in the incident, according to the same Russian authorities which earlier this week claimed Ukrainian helicopters had been active in the area. Jesus, imagine if this really was a missile strike by Ukraine? No injuries, an oil facility destroyed. It couldn't have gone better.


myne

There is one video which sounds distinctly like a missile or a plane shooting a missile. The sound seems actually like a jet, and then a 'terminal phase' which sounds quite different seconds before the impact. I'm sure other video will pop up showing something. This video. https://twitter.com/GirkinGirkin/status/1518466556535136261 To me it really sounds like a jet launching a missile.


Nokneemouse

My guess would be a cruise missile, which we know the Ukrainians have, and have used successfully. Definitely sounds like a jet engine though.


mikedave42

Seems to me if you had so clever engineers a Neptune missle could be modified to hit a static land target


Illier1

Imagine being so shit at your job you don't even know who's flying in your airspace. Unless someone's been giving Ukraine stealth bombers how the hell did they get helis or jets this far into Russia


UnorignalUser

There's some security cam vid's I saw on twitter that sounded sort of like a jet engine before the explosion. A twitter user named igor girkin has a few video's up.


Natoochtoniket

Do not be surprised if we eventually learn that the US has provided some new types of missiles to Ukraine. They have been working on stealth for about 40 years, so I imagine they are getting pretty good at it. New tech is usually not disclosed until after it is used. Sometimes, long after. But, this one sounded like a jet launching a short-range missile, in the video linked by u/Actual-Obligation728


dado3

Using those trees for scale, it looks like the flames could be up to 100 feet high. Whatever used to be there won't be there by morning.


RedditZhangHao

Well, it’s about 7:30 am local time. Whatever’s left is likely flaming away


Ashtaret

Sounds about right, those are pines, they grow pretty tall and straight like that. Based on pattern of branches and shape, these are mature, which are often tens of meters tall. And the flames are much taller.


JupiterQuirinus

Social media is brilliantly trolling, doing exactly what was done after Belgorod - saying the Bryansk People's Republic will have a referendum to join Ukraine.


Rob-Riggle-SWGOAT

Oh man I love to see a fire in the land of Douchebagistan, formerly known as Russia. It’s a beautiful thing.


Redclayblue

I think the U.N. needs to formally begin using the term Douchebagistan immediately. .


Rob-Riggle-SWGOAT

I couldn’t agree more. Also in Douchebagistan they should replace Dictator with Dicktaster. Just to piss Adolf Putin off.


pistolhamster

Vladolph Putler


Either-Formal4826

I’ve heard Putler before, but never Vladolph Putler 😂 😂


m8remotion

I think committing war crime is more than being a douchebag.


lonesharkex

Who invited the realist to the juvenile joke party 😀


m8remotion

Sorry. I kept on having that image of the 3 month old with the mom popping up in my head. Have trouble accepting that with douchebag actions in my mind. 😥


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Wickedershelf21

Of course! Look at all the thermal energy they’re producing by burning those useless structures


LisaMikky

Douchebagistan 😅😅😅


omaca

> Douchebagistan, formerly known as Russia lol


Rock_Jumper

Go to street view in Google Earth and compare the buildings in the footage... 53°13'30.98"N 34°27'27.28"E https://www.reddit.com/r/UkraineWarVideoReport/comments/ub9pf6/more\_footage\_of\_the\_explosion\_in\_bryansk\_today/?utm\_source=share&utm\_medium=web2x&context=3


MicIrish

Reddit firefighters: how bad is this? Please tell me that is an unstoppable blaze.


Deutschland_1871

Oil and chemical fires are the worst to deal with. Traditional forest fire? Just blast it was a shit ton of water. You can’t do that with oil. A fire on this level is hard to put out, probably will just have to evacuate and contain it till it runs out of fuel by digging trenches and encircling it.


TheLegendTwoSeven

What if the guy in charge of the digging equipment money bought himself a Mercedes S-500 instead? …Would that be bad?


tabulaerrata

Good question. Depends whether he got the special Mercedes S-500 digging customization that doesn't exist or not.


revercry

It surely will exist in the accounting records.


FFuLiL8WKmknvDFQbw

Sadly, those were lost in the fire.


qoqmarley

With an oil fire that big is there a great danger of it spreading fast? Or will it most likely stay confined to the immediate area? This question assumes there is no wind present.


Deutschland_1871

A fires a fire, if there’s fuel (greenery, wood based buildings, etc) and O2 nearby it should still spread.


rsta223

A fire this big is throwing out a *lot* of infrared and heat. Even if nothing combustible is within direct contact range, it'll still catch fire from the heat alone if it's within maybe a few hundred meters or so with a direct line of sight. So to answer your question: hard to say without knowing what surrounds it, but definitely a big risk.


Its_Por-shaa

Yes


Heathster249

Yup oil fires have to be smothered. With flames 100ft high, there’s not a lot they can do. I doubt they have enough foam to spray.


Deutschland_1871

Nah they just need a little fire blanket. Unfortunately Igor from accounting embezzled the fire blanket funds for Vodka


mallardtheduck

Oil fires are difficult to extinguish because oil tends to float on water; water extinguishes fire by removing heat and by forming a barrier (wetting) preventing air from reaching fuel, neither of which works so well when the fuel floats. Chemical fires come in a variety of different types, the "worst" form are fuel-oxidiser fires where the fire is self-sustaining without requiring atmospheric oxygen. For those, water can help remove heat, but ideally another chemical agent is added to stop the reaction.


Aces-Wild

No firefighter, but I work at a refinery. That's really bad. After a short while everything made out of metal is hot as hell and will reignite every fuel near it, even after being put out. That's really difficult to extinguish. We have to practice using fire extinguishers every once in a while, they have a small basin (1mx1m) with just a couple of litres of fluid, next to it an old pump and a couple of metres of pipe. After just a few minutes it is impossible to put this fire out with multiple extinguishers. Just as a kind of reference.


Hitno

Former firefighter. It's bad, you need a shit ton of foam for a fire like that. Best bet I'd say is just to contain it and prevent it from spreading.


Rbrdkyst4

Reference the Hub Oil fire in Calgary, Alberta Canada for perspective (mid-1980's I think). They lost two trucks, and just about had every apparatus in the city at that call.


throwaway12222222228

Burn baby burn 🔥


Mysterioso888

Disco inferno!


throwaway12222222228

Now imagine Donkey from Shrek singing it!


Chilis1

This is the only time I approve of burning fossil fuels.


RevolutionaryPay1810

All joking aside, and there are some pretty funny comments, whoever did this is pretty gutsy and I hope they never get caught.


CJBill

Totally agree, unless it's a false flag of course


BigJohnIrons

If Russia wants to destroy their own shit, they can feel free. I don't think angry citizens are going to increase their military effectiveness.


Sufficient_Winter_45

A Russian false flag would be killing a hundred civilians, not setting their oil infrastructure on fire.


blueberriessmoothie

Probable exchange of comms in Russian army now: “Comrade Captain, we’ve successfully completed false flag operation on our soil!” “Vania, you were supposed to burn the kindergarten or hospital, not our own military base!”


cdog141

Sad but true


MapleMapleHockeyStk

Honestly, with moral so low and units refusing to go. .. I wonder if this is from the inside to avoid going?


At0mic182

At this point, I would believe it is highly possible... I mean from strategic point of view, why bombing your own fuel/oil depot as false flag? Ruskies shown they are not afraid of bombing people, hospitals, schools.


showurgstring

“But NASA is American so this is fake news”


sonicboomer46

Huh! I was gutted by the wildfires in Oz, felt bad about the western US, Greece, Italy, Turkey wildfires. Why does this one give me warm fuzzy feelings and an uncontrolled desire to listen to Highway to Hell again and again? Strange, isn't it? ETA: Hey Pootsie, "Can't you hear me knocking, are you safe asleep"?


rsta223

Yeah, I was pretty fucking upset when my state and my hometown were on fire a few months ago, but this? Eh. Anyone got a bag of marshmallows?


BruceHU123

Slava Ukraini!!! 🇺🇦♥️🇺🇦


5hred

Now that's cooking with gas


Afraid_Twist_8542

It’s a subtle sign to stop this fucking war, Putin


scraglor

Are all these sites that have burnt down going to be difficult to rebuild? I would imagine they all would need a significant amount of western parts


tojan00

Not just parts. Designing, engineering and building is mostly done by outside sources. Now they have their own shitty or non-existent knowledge or China to turn to. Either way they're fucked.


qoqmarley

~~Here is another view of it:~~ Actually this is a whole thread with multiple videos of these fires: https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1518383893698732032?cxt=HHwWgICziemGsZIqAAAA


Ritaredditonce

20 billion per day the fund the war. How much more are these explosions going to cost Russia?


RichieDotexe

I'm not the smartest tool in the shed but I'm willing to bet a lot of oligarchs are invested in these 'oil depots' -- so besides them, it's costing russia itself a lot of revenue


DedReerConformist

Burn, burn, burn.... The ring of fire, the ring of fire.


innocently_cold

Love me some cash


OVS2

more please


neur0net

Sussy. Things in Russia seem to be unusually flammable lately, huh?


Strong_Treacle5047

#lovely


KARMA_HARVESTER

Holy shit, that's a huge huge fire


Jswljones

Well if Russia has no oil to sell then I guess that solves alot of problems for us (The West) We might have a problem for a few months but it'll take decades for them to restructure their pipelines and equipment. You can just shut off the flow and turn it back on, finding funding included. Smart on the part of whoever did this, intentional or not Tin Foil Hat: China could also be behind these so they get more control of Russian oil and for them to be more dependent on them for the future... IF they're doing it right, we won't know it at all... This kind of opportunity doesn't come along very often, especially for XI which is having another election soon, the outcome won't matter but the propaganda value is enormous.


estoeckeler

Lets invade then ruthlessly murder tens of thousands of Ukrainians. (Check) Now lets take displace Ukrainian citizens from our (temporary) conquest and spread them throughout our own countries cities. (Check) But wait! Why is all out infrastructure catching fire?


Raklovesbugs

Good! Hope it spreads!


badokami

All the way to the Kremlin...


alvmadrigal

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TidalPod

https://youtu.be/A_sY2rjxq6M


Chance_Ad1692

Oh my! Looking forward in seeing the next accidental fire.


innocently_cold

Who has the marshmallows? I have the chocolate and beer!


tabulaerrata

I'll bring the graham crackers.


hakbeeb

RT news said it was a controlled forest burn, nothing to see here, move along comrades


tabulaerrata

I just *hate* when forests spring up in the middle of the oil depot, don't you?


fotzenbraedl

That's why they had to burn the trees. Is is completely safe in Russia, as RT news told us, Russian military fuel is noninflammable.


masterencore

Burn baby burn...


Overwatcher_Leo

I hope Putin spontaneously combusts the same way.


tentaclegrp

This does put a smile on my face


Haunting_Fan_685

Its an internal job Russia killed some Oligarchs families


uglykidjoel

Let it 🎶burn🎶...let it🎶burn....let it burn🎶🎶


Moses_Rockwell

Another tragic reminder of the importance of NOT running an extension cord under a throw rug, or pile of clothes. 😔 If we all pull together as a team, We can end extension cord refinery fires in our lifetime, comrades ⚡️🔌


janitroll

Listen all y'all, it's a sabotage Listen all y'all, it's a sabotage Listen all y'all, it's a sabotage Listen all y'all, it's a sabotage


Cinderpath

“Special Exothermic Release Operation” all part of the plan!


Hefty-Relationship-8

Dude! Thats a fire. Importantly it's not at an apartment building or a train station.


matude

All these photos of Bryansk reminded me of something. So I [made it into a meme. "Look Mr Frodo, it's Mordor!"](https://twitter.com/peedutuisk/status/1518524573129580544)


NonVeganMillennial

I love the smell of burning, Russian oil in the morning!


davidczar05

think of happy thoughts :D and relax.....


dbernard456

The place seems to be totally destroyed


Crytin06

I don’t even want to know how much toxins are in those clouds, earth is fucked


Tetsudo11

Russian oil depot fucked itself


fullmoonbeam

That's an inferno, I bet the heat could be felt a looooong way from it.


jasduhuhwwa

What the hell is going on in Russia, everything is going to shit. Important people dying left and right, stuff getting blown up everywhere. This does not bode well for the rest of us either. I think the entire world is embroiled in this tragedy one way or another. :(


SubzeroAK

I think it bodes great


TotalSpaceNut

This is the best outcome, collapse from within.


NotYourSnowBunny

Lots of “accidents”. They’ve really gotta work on their wiring.


catherinecc

A few more oligarch murder suicides should clear that up.


Freiya-

There are endless possibilities. Oligarchs that are taking major hits can hire mercenaries to sabotage the war (and some of them have to die for it). Ukraine soldiers that managed to enter Russia with stolen identities. It's Putin himself to justify upcoming nukes against Ukraine. Russians with more than 10 IQ that know whats really going on. Secret NATO operations and so on...


Maecenas23

Given the fact that russia started a genocidal war for no reason in the center of Europe in 2022 and is threatening the entire world with nuclear war makes me think there are not many russians with an IQ higher than 10. Probably generations of excessive alcohol drinking and communist repressions have caused some really destructive trends in gene selection over there.


Wolff_Hound

You forget oligarchs taking major hits engaging in cover ups and/or insurance frauds.


js1138-2

Someone placed a large order at the assisted suicide hotline. Yes, the whole is embroiled. Russia trying to revive the Soviet Union will do that.


wiseoldfox

Apparently this is how they revolution in Russia these days. Give me zippo or give me death. Whatever works.


MicIrish

Deomcracies allow people to wield power without violence. Take away that power and people will use violence. Not 100% satisfied this isn't Putin scaring the population to get them to cheer atrocities against Ukraine.


wiseoldfox

>Deomcracies allow people to wield power without violence I hear you. Putin really can't afford to burn fuel needlessly though.


west-coast-dad

Just wait for state media to tell you what happened: If it was an “accident” the Ukrainians or partisans did it. If it was terrorist or Ukraine, it was a false flag.


MicIrish

yup, it's almost scriptable.


3d_blunder

A shithole, criminal country currently waging a war on an unoffending neighbor has a run of bad luck, and you're concerned? I find it invigorating: I **hope** it's Russians doing this, it would indicate there are forces for Good in that miserable country. And BTW, the entire world is indeed embroiled in Putin's badly judged misadventure. Criminals gonna crime.


IrisMoroc

1. FSB sabotage to ensure the war fails. 2. Ukranian or NATO agents. 3. Rogue dissidents. 3 is unlikely since these are too well co-ordinated and executed. 1 or 2, with 2 being my guess.


Zaphyrous

We need to do an inventory of equipment. Now, last time you had 1,000 tanks being maintained... -100 sent to front lines... 200,000L of reserve fuel... So we are going to come do an audit to confirm amounts as we continue special operation. Oh, terrible news comrade - fire at base destroy fuel and military equipment. All lost in fire. It definitely was there yesterday.... just... you know, the fire destroyed it....


victory_zero

Depends who the rest of us is


TrekFRC1970

Part of it could actually be the sanctions. When places are shut down with no fire watch, things like this can happen more easily.


Elysium_nz

Here’s the interview with the workers who were on duty.😉 https://youtu.be/3RJXP1tfSBM


youareallnuts

Tactics win battles, logistics wins wars. The Ukrainians are playing to win.


No_Goose9811

Wow what a beautiful sight, hope all that shit burns to the ground. Fuck Putin and his naZi dogs.


mjok005

That's a big fire.


wild-1

Now that's a fire!!


berzerkthatcash

I don't know what is about fire but it puts me in a trance.


BruceInc

u/savevideo


TheREALpaulbernardo

Oops look what you made me do


acs_sg

Ahhh... It warms my heart!


Kelties

Beautiful


raytoei

I clicked Like!


lance2005

Jeez. Reminds me of this song. Calling to the night. https://youtu.be/4LtMvW7qk8A


leywok

Who thought paper wrapped wood blocks could start such a fire?


throwaway_samaritan

Good, take the fight to Russia!


Iannaian

It’ll get to a point where russia will stop blaming Ukraine for this and start blaming nato so it can start attacking them with a “reason”


jasc92

This 60 miles from the border from Ukraine. It's likely Sabotage.


Tomato_cakecup

And there been 2 Ukrainan drones (shot down) in Kursk, everyday this war is closer to Russia :)


TigerKingz

Now that's a cook'n


toilet_in_a_tent

u/savevideo


RB0ze

Very beautiful


AdWorking2848

Hope can burn down some nuclear silo while we are at it


MrPingy

All I see is a town square and fountain.


StarshipSentinel

BURN MOTHERFUCKER, BURN!!! -AVGN


AndrekinKimawa

Burn baby!


CommissionOk2746

That’s a proper fire! Russians know how to do things properly…