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Russia Calls in Army after 'Snowfall of The Century' in Moscow

Russian soldiers have been drafted in to help clear the streets of Moscow and the surrounding region after a record snowfall which delayed flights, fell hundreds of trees, and turned some roads and pavements into an obstacle course. More than a month's worth of snow fell on Moscow within just 36 hours at the weekend as the temperature hovered below zero degrees Celsius, the biggest snowfall in the Russian capital since meteorological records began. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin,...

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