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Russian Soldiers Induce Avalanche Using Artillery [Video]

Watch as Russian soliders shoot artillery into some snowy mountains in North Ossetia not for target practice, but to prevent avalanches by creating a controlled one. Even though it’s “controlled,” the way they laugh as the avalanche tumbles over them and the camera at around 1:15 into the video is still a little disconcerting.

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