The deranged state

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There is some evidence that members of the Dyatlov group were in a deranged state when they left the tent.  The idea first came to Lev Ivanov’s mind when he was conducting his investigation back in 1959.   Many years later when retired in Kazakhstan he made a statement that the UFO was responsible for…

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery and Chelyabinsk meteorite

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After the meteor exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia in February 2013 I was contacted by one person who said there was a connection between this phenomen and something what happened in the sky in February of 1959 when the Dyatlov Group died. More info about 1959 event here Certain meteor showers occur…

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery. While on the train.

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I went from Moscow to Ekaterinburg by train, the journey takes one day and one night, and while on the train I thought that there are many tragedies in human history and each of them was someone’s pain, and someone’s compelling force.  There are just so many of them, buried in the depths of our…

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery.

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1 Two middle-aged men are quietly talking together over a wide and highly polished wooden desk. Across the marbled reception lobby outside the open office door, a clock ticks. This is the only sound in an area flanked by oil paintings and hovering plainclothes security men. Rather as old soldiers who are asked the intrusive question “how was your war?” the discussion of the two middle-aged men…

The Dyatlov Pass Incident. Cameras and films

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There are 6 films available today in The Dyatlov Pass foundation. There was one more film but it is lost. They have developed it and the pictures are exist but the film itself is missing. Apart from the well known pictures available on the Internet, the films have some rather srange shots which we will…

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery

In 2008 as a respected correspondent for  The Moscow Times, the English-speaking newspaper, Russian beauty Svetlana Oss was a regular journalist plying her trade: earning a living and rearing her young family. Accustomed to uncovering fascinating stories from the rapidly evolving, emergent post-perestroika culture that was Russia,  she never expected her tale of the hush-hush investigations that…

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery

Below is my original article about The Dyatlov Pass Mystery published in 2008 in The Moscow Times newspaper EKATERINBOURG – Nine experienced cross-country skiers hurriedly left their tent on a Urals slope in the middle of the night, casting aside skis, food and their warm coats. Clad in their sleepwear, the young people dashed headlong…

Unindentified footprint

The was a print of a boot at the scene. This seems rather starnge, considering that the students left the tent barefoot or in their valenki. Some think it was an army boot or a third party footprint. If you read the full autopsy report of Zolotariov which is available in the red cover version…