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Meatpie
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.

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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.

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

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

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