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VIDEO: 125-mile traffic jam keeps Russian drivers in snow for days

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Dec. 3, 2012 at 11:34 AM   |   Comments

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A 125-mile long traffic back up along the main highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg trapped Russian motorists in freezing cold temperatures and heavy snows all weekend long. According to CNN, Russian officials blamed bad weather, after heavy snow and fog blanketed sections of the M-10 highway. Reports from the state-run RIA Novosti said that the Emergencies Ministry set up temporary food and warming tents, while cafes along the highway raised their prices.
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