|By Lee Speigel
The Huffington Post
“Sometimes, even governments seem to prefer people think what they saw was aliens, and not the government’s secret activities.”
When a spectacular bright object descended from the evening sky on Nov. 17 over several cities in Siberia, many people thought they were seeing a UFO — especially when an official explanation of the event wasn’t immediately offered.
The following video, posted to YouTube by PE Omsk — a local Siberian news service — shows the object as it was captured on videotape by citizens at different locations:
Initial theories and online comments ran the gamut from UFO to an alien wormhole connecting our galactic neighborhood to another, to an undisclosed secret military rocket launch. […]