Lake Baikal is in the Siberia region of Russia and it is claimed to be the largest (by volume), deepest and oldest lake on the planet. It is also the home to a famous USO incident. USOs are Unidentified Submerged Objects, or UUOs (Unidentified Underwater Objects). There are the sightings of strange lights and crafts entering or emerging from lakes, rivers or oceans. Many UFO researchers have revealed there are underground alien bases near these sightings.
Lake Baikal is also a region with much reported UFO activity. The sightings have been reported by military divers as early as the Soviet era. After the cold war ended the reports have become more public. In 1987 Shida Village resident Valery Rudenstov reported this sighting:
'There was 13 of us. At about 12.20am, one of our guys went out into the yard, a few seconds later runs, and calls all of us out. He stood in the centre of the yard and pointed his finger at the sky.
'Diagonally from his gesture - 150 metres above us - hung a huge flying saucer. From the centre of the plate went a phosphorescent purple ray. And at the edges of the plate were yellow portholes, almost like in our rural houses. The diameter of the plate was 70 metres. We saw it so clearly and for a long time, someone even suggested he throw a stone at it ...
'The weather was amazingly quiet, no sound was heard from the hanging saucer, although behind us was the village of Kurma - there was the noise of a dog barking, the lowing of cows. We were spellbound.
'It was a full moon and the visibility was so clear that no one of us could doubt the reality of what we saw. And then the plate slid smoothly away, sailed along the shore of the bay and further slipped into the hills of Olkhon. Neither before nor after have I ever met such a thing.
'But since that time it has been a kind of sacrilege to me - not to believe in UFOs. My friend Alexander, a hunter, and his colleagues who lived there for 20 years, often see UFOs - and all is fine, he is still alive. So if to speak about glowing balls or 'cigars', we constantly see these on the shores of Lake Baikal. They exist.' (1)
There have been sightings of USO’s at Baikal lake:
Vyacheslav Lavretevich, a rescuer, recalled an incident but did not give the date. 'We were on a yacht on Lake Baikal, and from under us flew out a huge glowing disk. It blinded us, and for a second flew into the sky.
'We did not even have time to grab any cameras, nor take video, although many of us saw it. It was a huge - and lit up all of our yacht. In diameter it was probably 500-700 metres, a huge disk.
'For three minutes it shone from below (the surface), and then abruptly departed in a second. The spectacle was huge, awesome. Beautiful, and shocking.' (2)
As recently as July 2009 objects were seen over Baikal Lake. Sergey Konechnykh from Ulan Ude the capital of the Republic of Buryatia was witness with his son. They were out on their balcony watching a sunset when they spotted two glows in the sky. Round reddish balls with glowing yellow centers were seen hovering above the water. The objects rose and rebased elsewhere on the deep clear lake. That same night a woman by the name of Anna Vinogradova was on the beach when she saw two glowing balls of red light. She said they looked like fires had been set on the water. In 2010 Nikita Tomin took a picture that showed 3 green objects above a resort she was staying at on Baikal lake.
From the same article another eye witness to Baikal lake reported seeing objects exit from the water…Yyacheslav Lavretevich, a rescuer on the lake remembered being on a yacht on the lake one evening, when he and his mates saw a huge glowing disc fly out from under the yacht and into the sky. He said it was 500-700 meters (1600-2000 ft). They said they said it lit up from under the yacht for a couple of minutes before it flew up, but it surprised everyone, so they did not have time to grab a camera. He was not sure of the date.
There are reports that there are alien bases under Baikal Lake. Famed Vladimir Azhazha, a ufologist and former Soviet Naval Officer declassified a report of an encounter. In 1982 seven military divers were training at Baikal when they saw underwater vehicles that moved faster than any Soviet technology. The divers also related that at 150 feet down they came across what they termed at ‘squad of silver suited beings’ that were clearly not human. The men attempted to capture the aliens, they failed and 3 of the divers died in the attempt. (3)
Also, there is a giant sturgeon like monster that has been reported in the Lake. A fisherman did catch a 27 ft. sturgeon in one of the Russian lakes, so this is not out of the question. Baikal lake is over 1000 miles from the ocean and yet it supports a large seal population, another odd thing. Those who have seen the monster describe it as a cross between a sturgeon and a seal. The bottom of Baikal lake has not been examined so there is a high probably of some large creature at the bottom. It is thought the last ice age may have trapped some sea-serpent swimming up a river. A more popular one is that the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper which has polluted the lake continuously since 1966 created a mutation that lurks beneath the pristine surface. (4)
Even with the extreme pollution it is the only there is a large amount of biodiversity and is the only freshwater lake on earth to support hydrothermal-vent life forms. At 1200 feet in the northern part of the lake there are sponges, bacterial mats, snails transparent shrimp and fish, some new to science. (5) Some Chinese travelers at the turn of the 20th century called it a huge dragon fish. (6)
“I think about underwater bases and say: why not? Nothing should be discarded,” says Vladimir Azhazha.“Skepticism is the easiest way: believe nothing, do nothing. People rarely visit great depths. So it’s very important to analyze what they encounter there.” (7)
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- A Monster in Lake Baikal, https://blog.richmond.edu/geog250/2011/04/12/monster-in-lake-baikal/
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