UFO aficionados have captured footage of what they claim is an alien craft hovering above St. Petersburg, the hometown of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the strange lights may have a much more earthly explanation.
The footage shows three glowing lights in the form of a triangle hovering in the Russian sky for two and a half minutes before they appear to burn out and disappear from sight.
The bizarre footage was captured by Vyacheslav Golovkin and has been viewed more than 68,000 times by alien aficionados who are trying to unravel the truth about the mysterious lights, reports the Express.
“I noticed the object above the mountain and began to film it. It moved slowly down the mountain and faded out as it got lower.”
The explanation is actually rather simple, however. The triangular lights are really flares attached to parachutes that are shot off by the Russian military during training maneuvers.
These are regularly scheduled exercises held every year and every year the UFO community investigates the phenomenon despite the lengthy explanations given by the Russian military on the subject, according to UFO’s on Earth.
Despite the explanations given, we can read about UFOs and alien craft flying in the sky because people love the mystery, the truth is rather boring.
Last year, a Russian student captured mysterious footage of what appeared to be two UFO’s crashing into each other in the sky over St. Petersburg, Vladimir Putin’s hometown.
“When I started filming, the UFOs disappeared like they had exploded or crashed into each other.”
— Open Minds UFO News (@openmindstv) March 25, 2016
The St. Petersburg film comes days after another UFO aficionado captured footage what they claim was an alien craft that appeared to land at the foot of a Las Vegas mountain.
The strange craft, appearing as a bright globe shaped object, was filmed hovering above a Los Vegas mountain before shrinking from view as it descended, the cameraman told the Express.
“What an awesome sight this was to see. I saw a light in the sky just above the closest mountain to my home, which is less than two miles away and began to film it because I could tell it was a UFO immediately.”
The unidentified object, which believers’ claim is an alien craft, appears again during the bizarre video near a rooftop before emitting a strong blue light, splitting in two and disappearing, reports the Express.
“As it was descending the lights went out but the moonlight was strong enough to where I could still see it in the camera lens. It lurked in the darkness at the base of the mountain and eventually showed itself again briefly.”
UFO sightings have been reported more frequently recently, as some UFO aficionados claim the spring season is attracting more alien visitors to Earth than ever before.
The UK media are all over the unfolding political Disclosure process playing out in the election campaign. Please… https://t.co/A0UF4vUAHy
— Stephen Bassett (@SteveBassett) March 28, 2016
A group of believers in Argentina who claim to represent the alien Pleiadian race, from a star cluster 400 light-years away, say it’s time for humans to step into their intergalactic responsibility. The group says the spring season brings our reality and that of the alien beings closer together, allowing for easier communication and travel.
Meanwhile, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly may have been the latest Earth-based space traveller to come in contact with alien life, as he joked about their presence during an exit interview after spending 340 days in space.
What do you believe? Were UFOs captured on these films, or is there a more earthly explanation for the strange lights?
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