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Brown, pink snow 'not harmful to residents'

Though additional tests have yet to be done, the Russian state consumer watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has come out and said that the brown and pink snow that has fallen in parts of the Russian south “is not harmful to residents.” Again, … Continue reading

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My kingdom for an ounce of foresight

A couple weeks before the first snows trickled from the low-slung Moscow firmament, the city’s mayor Yuri Luzhkov announced that he would have no trickles in his town. The Russian Air Force seeds clouds for the May Day and Victory … Continue reading

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A last-minute costume purchase for $300,000

On Saturday, Moscow saw its first snowfall of the year. It also saw the season’s first major fur-coat heist in the northeastern part of the city when, at around 8:00pm local time, three men broke into a parked van holding … Continue reading

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