Ural Mountains

Factory building damaged by meteor explosion, Chelyabinsk, Russia (Image AP)

Russian region begins recovery from meteor fall

CHELYABINSK, Russia (AP) – As a small army of people worked to replace acres of windows shattered by the enormous explosion from a meteor, many joked on Saturday about what had happened in this troubled pocket of Russia.

02/16/2013

A meteorite contrail is seen from a a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Chelyabinsk region, Russia. (Photo credit: Nasha Gazeta Newspaper/AP)

Meteor explodes over Russia, nearly 1,000 injured

MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

02/15/2013

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