Located in southeastern Siberia, towards Mongolia’s border, sits the planet’s oldest and deepest lake. Nearly one-quarter of Earth’s fresh water is contained here. Astonishing depths of over five thousand feet have been measured in certain areas. A myriad of unique plant and animal species inhabit the frigid territory, many of which exist nowhere else in the world. Scientists estimate this massive basin formed as an ancient rift valley more than twenty-five million years ago. For centuries, Lake Baikal has been home to a plethora of unexplained phenomena. Locals claim countless peculiar UFO encounters frequently occur within this remote region of Russia. Some theorize an extraterrestrial base is lurking beneath the picturesque exterior.
One of the most bizarre reports occurred in 1982 during a routine Soviet military training dive. While navigating the foreboding aquatic realm, Navy personnel noticed anomalous figures swimming nearby. Perplexed, they watched in bewilderment as several curious creatures approached them. Despite being stationed at a depth of over one hundred and sixty-four feet, these humanoids wore no modern equipment. Each donned tight-fitting metallic suits complete with a helmet-like apparatus completely covering their heads. Upon closer inspection, troopers noticed the aliens were nearly ten feet tall. However, the colossal loch-dwellers soon disappeared back into the murky abyss.
Following this eerie run-in, the intrigued commander ordered his recruits to capture a subaqueous alien. Seven Scuba divers entered the glacial lake and began their harrowing descent. Soon after navigating an elevator of declining temperatures, multiple entities emerged. One frogman attempted to catch the unearthly specimen in a large net. At that moment, all hell broke loose for the unsuspecting flotilla group. Suddenly the nonhuman brutes fought back by shooting intense sonar waves from strange devices. A powerful force rendered every crew member unconscious and rapidly propelled them to the surface.
Catapulting upwards from extreme depths can have devastating effects on our bodies, resulting in a condition often called “the bends”. Three of the squadron were seriously injured but did not succumb to this affliction. The remaining fellows needed immediate transfer to a decompression chamber. Unfortunately, there was only one chamber in the region and it was designed for merely two people at a time. Out of sheer desperation, four men entered simultaneously in an attempt to save their lives. Tragically, this last-ditch effort did not go as planned. Three individuals perished as a result of their superior’s hasty decision. Those who survived the terrifying ordeal would be left with life-altering disabilities.
Following this harrowing catastrophe, KGB agents ceased further attempts of USO (Unidentified Submerged Object) acquisition. For decades the horrifying events which transpired remained hidden by high-ranking authorities. Vladimir Azhazha, former Soviet Naval officer and esteemed ufologist, declared Russian government executives recently released declassified files. In these documents, the Baikal aquanauts are described in great detail. Unsurprisingly, Navy commanders had been extensively monitoring numerous underwater vehicles navigating the lake. Such technological capabilities greatly intrigued them; if engineers could replicate the vessels’ inconceivable speeds, unprecedented militaristic advantages would be gained.
Throughout the eras, Baikal has been no stranger to mysterious UFO activities. During the late 1950s a TU-104 jet crashed into the lake after it was pursued by an unknown metallic vehicle. The frantic pilot radioed a distraught message to air traffic controllers informing them of this alleged attack. According to informants, all staff on duty at the time were forced to sign non-disclosure agreements. Numerous community fisherman attested to viewing the frightening areal attack. Anglers described how a silver flying saucer chased a plane until it plummeted into the water and disappeared from their sight. Despite considerable testimonies, no conclusive evidence or official records of this event have ever surfaced.
In April of 2009 the enigmatic Siberian sector made global headlines yet again. Astronauts aboard an international space station photographed two circular convection breaks, thought to be produced by enormous aquatic crafts. One was located near the lake’s center while the other was positioned towards Baikal’s southern end. Both appeared to be created by something ascending beneath the thick ice-laden outer layer. The pair of disk-shaped cracks were perfectly symmetrical and astonishingly measure three miles in diameter. These immense fractures were so precise making them impossible to manufacture or replicate. Certain researchers believe the NASA-produced images are evidence of spaceships emerging from the dark waters below.
Yet another unsettling occurrence took place in 2011 when an alien body was discovered. Footage shows one Irkutsk resident guiding the camera man towards a forested area. Atop the snow-covered ground lays a small extraterrestrial. It possesses an enlarged cranium, opaque grayish body and dark eyes blankly staring ahead. Something appears to have ripped off the creature’s right leg. Amid this expletive-laden footage, our winter-clad host explains how his dog sniffed out the captivating cadaver. Mere weeks before the chilling scene was filmed, dozens of villagers witnessed unidentifiable lights hovering above their homes. Conspiracy theorists speculate a UFO crash may be responsible for the macabre martian corpse. Viewers are torn regarding the authenticity of the video; some believe a genuine unknown species was uncovered while others blame crafty cinematic hoaxers.
As time progresses, onlookers continue to be dazzled by the obscure skies. Intriguing incidents take place at staggering rates across the district’s vicinity. In this technological era where most people are never without their smart phones, more of these perplexing crafts are captured and shared via the web. One such example happened in October of 2016 while spectators observed extraordinary green flashes above their rural town. Bystanders and experts alike were baffled by the unusual scene. Such remarkable sightings and otherworldly happenings have even caught the eye of famed director, Steven Spielberg. The film tycoon intends to create a documentary titled “Depth 211” which will explore Lake Baikal’s baffling history.
Only four years ago, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a shocking announcement at the World Economic Forum. In his public statement he lamented how “the time has come” for the world to know the truth about extraterrestrials visitors. In fact, Mr. Medvedev believes aliens are already living amongst us and have been doing so for quite a while. Even more brazen, the political leader warned if United States officials refuse come forward with this monumental information, Russian representatives will do so themselves. Given recent ufology-related announcements and unveiled files, it is entirely plausible that the Kremlin is gearing up for full disclosure. Perhaps sooner than we may think the astounding truth of interplanetary beings will finally be acknowledged by those who have known all along.
Do you believe that Lake Baikal is harboring an underwater base? Share your opinions in the comment section and let me know your thoughts on this fascinating topic!
Are there any links to the declassified documents?
Hi, Auntie Noodle. I hope you enjoyed the article. Here is a link you may find helpful from The Black Vault (one of the largest sources of declassified files around): https://www.theblackvault.com/casefiles/russian-underwater-encounters-with-underwater-humanoids/#
Awesome post Ash, to say I could not imagine my team commander I and my driving comrades that we are going to turn hostile and abduct an alien Humanoid and achieve that underwater let alone while in controlled diving suits or in any other conditions therein in a aquatic environment be that aquatic environment failure or alien and foreboding. And then to have things go so very, very wrong and be forced to rapidly ascend to the surface with no backup plan or support team, knowing it meant curtain bodily organ failure and death.
Rising up to be told that one of the two decompression chambers within 1000’s of kilometers has failed and the only remaining operating chamber will only hold a few. Comrades you will now draw ‘lots’ to see who lives, and the other must painfully twist and wrench like aquatic creatures out of the water until frozen in agonizing pose upon the beach and gaping and wide eyed at the floating vessel and your comrades staring out of the cabin portals, miming I am so sorry. What were the command thinking, capture an alien species at all human coast, what did the team leader say to the other?
‘Oh, they are smiling, so I am sure they are 98 percent harmless and non reactive to violent attack and capture.’ he must have said. I have studies many, many hundreds of eyewitness testimonies, affidavit, of civilian and military / law enforcement encounters, some hostile engagements ‘if all facts and information were presented and presented with 100 percent truth and accuracy, I understand it would be a matter of survival. But to suddenly attack to abduct an alien species sounds completely absurd to me. But yet I have read of suck hostile attempts again and again.
Thanks for providing this information Ash.
Hi, Brock! Thank you for your kind words and thought-provoking response. It’s truly chilling to ponder what those poor unsuspecting divers must have endured. Not only to come face-to-face with hostile ETs but having to suffer through the intense pain of being catapulted from such an extreme depth. I received my Scuba certification when I was 16 years old, and I can say on behalf of all divers the bends are one of our worst nightmares. So happy to hear you enjoyed the post. Plenty more to come! =)
Hostile Beings ?? They were not hostile , firstly the beings retreated back into the abyss after they curiously and peacefully investigated the divers .
Secondly , when the next divers went down they were the aggressors, attempting to capture one causing the beings to react defensively.
Hello Ash…. lake Baikal is just one of many.. we’re not alone….never have been..
What a great blog Ash!! 👍👍
Thank you, glad you enjoyed it!