Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Meteorite explodes over Russia, more than 1,000 injured

Written by administrateur on February 17, 2013. Posted in Uncategorized


(Reuters) – A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

Scores killed in Russia flooding

Written by administrateur on July 7, 2012. Posted in Natural disasters

Moscow (CNN) — At least 103 people have died as floodwaters surge through southern Russia’s Krasnodar region, Russia’s Interior Ministry said Saturday. Of those killed, 92 are in the Krymsk district, nine in Gelendzhik district and two in the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, the ministry said.