The Russians are far more
candid about UFO's than we would have ever expected. ( In the West ). In
fact, their stark message about UFO reality can sometimes read like a sensationalist
newspaper headline. Only, they're serious people with a serious message
to tell. They don't worry like we do in west about speaking the truth about UFO's
In November 2002, Pravda, the Russian Newspaper;
wrote a story about this.
Almost simultaneously with
the USA, in the middle of the 20th century, the USSR tabooed everything
connected with UFO crashes. Immediately, the next day after one of the first
UFO crashes, in Roswell (the state of New Mexico, U.S.A.), on June 2, 1947,
General Roger Romay, commander of the 8th American Air Brigade, declared
that the incident was a mere crash of a weather balloon. That was the very
beginning of a campaign of mass disinformation.
Your average American citizen believed the general's statement
for several dozens of years, as they considered it really incredible that
an UFO might really have crashed. However, the Soviet leadership headed
by Joseph Stalin didn't believe Romay's lies at all. The USSR believed that
the story about a weather balloon crashing was just an attempt to hide the
truth. The military unit that recovered the remains of the UFO was believed
to be America's best trained Air Force unit. This unit took part in super
secret nuclear missions (it was this group that dropped the nuclear bombs
on Japan); pilots of this group tested new planes and were experienced enough
not to confuse a weather balloon with an UFO. In order to clear up the situation, Joseph Stalin ordered three
Soviet scientists to research data obtained by the KGB in the USA and define
to what extent such mysterious objects were dangerous for the Soviet Union.
These three men were talented mathematician Mstislav Keldysh, chemist Alexander
Topchiyev, and physician Sergey Korolev. In order to
assess the situation, the scientists recommended that Stalin organize special
investigations of similar phenomena. As a result, a number of programs to
study UFOs were launched in the USSR. At
that time, the programs were secret, and the West didn't know about them.
It was only recently that the West has learned about these programs.
Until the end of the 1990s, there were seven Soviet research
institutes and about ten secret military departments of the Soviet Defense
Ministry that studied UFO phenomenon. All of them were attached to a secret
department of the KGB, which created by Yury Andropov. In 1948, on Stalin's
order, the first sample of an UFO was brought to the Moscow region. Famous
Soviet archeologist and artist and journalist Sukhoveyev described the events
that preceded this event. "My father had been a digger in archeological
expeditions for many years.
Long before the Great October Revolution
in 1917, famous archeologist Khvoika found a small silver device during
archeological digs in Kiev near the place where the Chaikovsky Conservatory
is currently situated.
The scientist ordered the crew to dig as deep as possible
around the discovery. The land from the dig site was taken away in pails
for a week. The Kiev governor was invited to the site. The governor carefully
watched everything and ordered the find to be buried. He said that some
time was required before the discovery could be dug up and examined.
Indeed, the object was very unusual. Archeologist
Khvoika told himself that the "discovered ancient space rocket"
was a sign of an ancient civilization. The
father of journalist Sukhoveyev had dealings with this rocket after WWII
once again. When workers demolished ruins in Kiev in 1948, they came across
the mentioned mysterious object. The find was dug up,
cut into pieces, and loaded onto trucks. The parts were taken to a secret
testing area in the Moscow region. The father of the journalist was sent
there as well as an expert in ancient languages; he was to translate the
inscriptions inside the space ship. It
was the Sanscrit language, which is now a dead language.
The Soviet archeological expedition was
engaged in excavations in Kiev, at a site on Reitarskaya Street. They
made a discovery that was to be kept secret by the Soviet Union for over
40 years. Those involved in the discovery are fearful even today to
reveal their names. One of them reluctantly talked to a newspaper in 1993.
He said that the archeologists found a burial vault at a depth of 16 feet
that contained a massive chest. Inside the chest the archeologists
found 500 books, written in Arabic, Greek, Sanskrit and Slavic languages.
The books contained drawings - constructions
of orbital stations, hangars for spaceships, and scenes from something like
Star Wars. The books also contained the original manuscript, Slovo
o polku Igoreve, about the exploits of ancient Prince Ivor, written by chronicler
Pyotr Borislavovich. The MVD (secret police) arrived within hours,
placed the findings in three covered trucks, and took them away.
archeologists were warned to keep silent about the whole episode.
They did, until 1993 when a report appeared in Dzhentry newspaper (Issue
#5) in Vladivostok.
This Newspaper was run by Alexander Rempel.
The Russian UFOlogy Research Center has
been trying to find the whereabouts of the well-known researcher from Vladivostok,
Alexander Rempel. He was a fearless explorer, author, and publisher. Rempel
and his colleagues have studied "the Devil's Cemetery," the site
of the Tunguska meteorite's fall in Siberia. His findings have been published
in prominent Russian science magazines like "Tekhnika Molodezhi"
of Moscow. Rempel had excellent contacts among the Russian military in the
Far East, and helped explore
He was one of the first to study the
sinister cults that have recently mushroomed in Russia.
Perhaps he found out too much;
there has been no news of him since the end of 1994. His newspaper "Dzhentry"
is no longer being published.
The construction of the rocket was actually very complicated;
it was practically impossible to understand it. Sergey Korolev, the head
of the scientific group researching the mysterious device, admitted that
it was a very difficult task to investigate the rocket. However, the Soviet
scientists managed to understand some of the rocket's secrets; the discoveries
came in very useful later, when Soviet space technology was created. Joseph
Stalin gave them 100% support and was extremely interested in the progress
the scientific team was making. It became a "pet project" of his
Just before Joseph Stalin died in 1953 he personally controlled
the project and completely relied upon
Sergey Korolev's research. Joseph Stalin insisted that
the group of Soviet scientists must successfully complete their research
and take the lead over the Americans' space program. He went to his grave
fully supporting the scientists and saying that the USSR would lead the
world in Space.
Translated from Russian to English by Maria