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Updated: Volcano erupts in Russian far east, followed by an earthquake

A view shows a house and a car covered in volcanic dust following the eruption of Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka region, Russia, on 11th April, 2023 in this picture obtained from a handout.

Updated: 7:15am, 12th April, 2023 (AEST)Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia Reuters One of Russia’s most active volcanoes erupted on the far eastern Kamchatka peninsula on Tuesday, shooting a vast cloud of ash far into the sky that smothered villages in drifts of grey volcanic dust and triggered an aviation warning. The Shiveluch volcano erupted just after midnight and […]

Russia tests nuclear-capable missile that Putin calls best in world

Russia Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile test

London, UKReuters In a show of strength two months into its assault on Ukraine, Russia test-launched a new nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile which President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday would make Moscow’s enemies stop and think. Putin was shown on TV being told by the military that the long-awaited Sarmat missile had been test-launched for […]