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Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 17 2013, 11:34pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.
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No trace of meteorite in Urals lake: Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 16 2013, 3:27pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

No trace of meteorite in Urals lake: Russia
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A day after meteorite fragment reported to have fallen in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, the government said divers examining the Lake Chebarkul found no trace of the celestial body.
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Twitter abuzz after meteor shower

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 16 2013, 1:29am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Twitter abuzz after meteor shower
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in Chelyabinsk, the region hardest hit by the meteorite that slammed Russia Friday morning, have a tough-guy reputation, pumped up in recent years by a popular TV skit show. Twitter feeds in the hours following landfall kept up the image, but admitted some weaknesses too.
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Injuries swell to 1,000 as meteorite hits Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 15 2013, 4:48pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Injuries swell to 1,000 as meteorite hits Russia
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 1,000 people in Russia, including more than 200 children, have been injured as a result of falling meteorite fragments, mostly in Chelyabinsk region, the interior ministry said.
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Over 500 injured as meteor shower hits Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 15 2013, 5:32am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Over 500 injured as meteor shower hits Russia
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 500 people, including 84 children, were injured when a meteorite shower rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring Kazakhstan, officials said Friday.
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