Russia has a real crane problem on its hands. If it’s not Putin having to lead the migration of a flock of endangered white Siberian cranes, it’s an unqualified worker causing €100,000 worth of damage in only 10 seconds.
The operator in charge of lowering a 16-ton bulldozer with a 35-ton crane? That man is certainly not a physics professor. Newsru.com reports he was merely an unauthorized truck driver who was able to hop out in the nick of time before the whole mess toppled down into the pit below, along with any ambitions he had of a career in heavy machinery operation.