View Full Version : 2011 Moscow Region Ice Storm & Blackouts

03-01-11, 10:30 PM
A massive ice storm swept through the Moscow region during late December and Early January 2011.

Thousands of homes have been left without electricity as freezing rain cut power lines.


A Russian woman cooks dinner in a dark kitchen as the town of Kraskovo is facing a massive blackout caused by icy rain and heavy snowfall in Moscow.


People looking to go tobogganing on Vorobyovy Gory in Moscow are making the most of the freezing conditions


A car's lights are the only illumination as power cuts were triggered by the appalling weather


The Russian capital was plunged into darkness once more, after a brief respite at the weekend