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9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Arctic Convoy veteran finally recognised for his heroism during World War II - 25 years after he died

He braved horrific conditions and constant danger in service of his country - in what was later dubbed the "most dangerous journey in the world" by Winston Churchill.

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Related Topix: Winston Churchill, Caerphilly County, Wales, United Kingdom, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Russia

Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

Fireball lights up Russian sky

During the weekend, the northern Murmansk region of Russia witnessed a fireball that very briefly lit up the sky.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Explosion,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Canberra City News

The Lyrids meteor shower should put on a show overnight

IF you're willing to rise early tomorrow morning then there's the chance to see a meteor shower, known as the Lyrids, which may been responsible for a bright light seen recently over Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Astronomy, Science, Australia,

Christian Science Monitor

Russia ships its first Arctic oil. Is a boom coming?

The Prirazlomnaya oil platform is towed from Severodvinsk to the Arctic seaport of Murmansk, 906 miles north of Moscow, Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Space.com

D j Vu: Bright Fireball Explodes Over Russia

A super-bright meteor exploded over the northern Russian city of Murmansk early Saturday morning , a little more than a year after another airburst lit up the skies above Chelyabinsk, about 1,300 miles to the southeast.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Explosion, Science / Technology

UPI

Glowing meteor soars across Russian sky

When you're the largest country in the world -- at more than 6.5 million square miles -- the probability of meteors exploding atop your horizon increases.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

Reuters

Meteor lights up night sky in northern Russia

Russians with smartphones and dashboard cameras captured footage of a meteor that flashed across the night sky near the Arctic Circle over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABC News

Car Dashcams Capture Possible Meteorite Above Russia

Several car dashcams captured video showing a bright blue and red flashing object streaming through the sky above the city of Murmansk shortly after 2 a.m. Russian time on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

TechEBlog

Awesome Video Shows Blinding Meteorite Shooting Through a Russian City at Night

In this short video, recorded on a car's dash camera, a bright object can be seen streaking across the Russian city of Murmansk before breaking into pieces and disappearing.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

The Free Dictionary

Korean Air Flight 902 Shot Down by Soviet Fighters

On April 20, 1978, Soviet air defense shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 902 near Murmansk , Soviet Union , after the civilian aircraft violated Soviet airspace and allegedly failed to respond to Soviet interceptors.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Sukhoi Su-15, Europe, Finland

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northern Territory News

Russia gets another space visitor

First there was the Tunguska event of 1908, in which an asteroid or comet slammed into the Earth's atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Explosion, World News, Russia, Astronomy, Science, Religion, Orthodox Church

Universe Today

Echoes of Chelyabinsk: Another Fireball Explodes Over Russia

Why does Russia seem to get so many bright meteors? Well at 6.6 million square miles it's by far the largest country in the world plus, with dashboard-mounted cameras being so commonplace statistically it just makes sense that Russians would end up seeing more meteors, and then be able to share the experience with the rest of the world! This is ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia,

WFTV Orlando

Dash cams record possible meteor over Russia

International media is reporting a suspected meteor over Russia that was recorded by dash cameras overnight in the city of Murmansk.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

SNL Financial

Norilsk Nickel FY'13 profit hit by write-downs, lower sales prices

's year-over-year 64.3% drop in net profit for the full year 2013, the base and precious metals producer reported April 7. Net profit for 2013 came to US$765 million from US$2.14 billion in the previous year, Norilsk said.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Vladimir Potanin, Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Mon Mar 24, 2014

RedState

The Price Of Uncertainty

In the aftermath of the brazen dismemberment of Ukraine by Russia, many pundits have evoked the image of the annexation of the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia by Germany in 1938.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

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