Survivalists stock up for End of Days
Edited: 16 January, 2010, 14:12
They are ready for a catastrophe of a global scale every minute of their lives and are prepared to meet the challenge wherever they are – at home, in the office, or just walking about.
The people who lay salt and canned food in stores all year around do not surprise experts anymore.
In St. Petersburg alone, there are more than 10,000 getting ready for the End of Days right now, informs Petersburg Business.
Russian survivalists call this speculative catastrophe the SHTF
-day. Leaving aside atomic bomb shelters that were built everywhere in the USSR some twenty years ago, 'survivance' as a trend became popular in Russia in the early 2000s, when Russian scientist Valentin Ponomarenko published his ‘Problem 2033.'
Black Blade: Some Russians are also prepping for SHTF scenarios.