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RFE/RL Live Blogs Russian Meteor Hit


RUSSIA -- Graphic of Putin riding the meteor

RUSSIA -- Graphic of Putin riding the meteor

Russian authorities say up to 500 people were seeking medical treatment for their injuries after a meteorite crashed in the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk, damaging a factory and nearby buildings. RFE/RL live blogged the action with amateur videos, scientific analysis, Vladimir Putin memes, and the inevitable hoax photo.

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