Lake disappears, baffling villagers A Russian village was left baffled Thursday after its lake disappeared overnight. ... Officials in Nizhegorodskaya region, on the Volga river east of Moscow, said water in the lake might have been sucked down into an underground water-course or cave system, but some villagers had more sinister explanations. BUT.... "I am thinking, well, America has finally got to us," said one old woman, as she sat on the ground outside her house. link If it wasn't so sad how many people blame us for things, this would be very, very funny. Made be bust up anyways.