Thursday, February 28, 2013

TIM RIFAT ON WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED OVER RUSSIA

Meteor Meteorite Hits Russia PRELUDE to Giant Asteroid ? End Times ? Apocalypse Now ? Meteors Hit Russia! Alien Apocalypse to Begin Shortly! 100 injured after Meteorite Meteor Crashes Streaks over Russia's Ural Mountains 100 injured after meteorite crashes in Russia Meteorite MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people. Fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area of the Chelyabinsk region, the Emergency Ministry said in a statement. Interior Ministry spokesman Vadim Kolesnikov said 102 people had called for medical assistance following the incident, mostly for treatment of injuries from glass broken by the explosions. Kolsenikov also said about 600 square meters (6,000 square feet) of a roof at a zinc factory had collapsed. Reports conflicted on what exactly happened in the clear skies. A spokeswoman for the Emergency Ministry, Irina Rossius, told The Associated Press that there was a meteor shower, but another ministry spokeswoman, Elena Smirnikh, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying it was a single meteorite. Amateur video broadcast on Russian television showed an object speeding across the sky about 9:20 a.m. local time (0320 GMT), leaving a thick white contrail and an intense flash. Russia Panics Over Mayan Apocalypse Rasputin would be proud. Reacting to conspiracy theorists who think that the long-awaited Mayan apocalypse on Dec. 21 will come true, Russians have begun buying supplies, building strange archways, and otherwise losing their minds. But hold on to your fur hats, Russian officials said last week. The minister of emergency situations announced that he has "methods of monitoring what is occurring on the planet earth," and there is no need to fear. It's not just Mother Russia that has had to deal with Mayan fever, however—from France to Mexico, people have begun acting strangely in response to the ancient