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Apocalyptic Hail Storm Caught On Camera: VIDEO

Freak hail storm in siberia

A video captured on a beach in Novosibirsk, Siberia, looks like an apocalyptic scene from The Day After Tomorrow.

People are seen enjoying a sunny day day at the beach before the 99F weather instantly turns into a massive hailstorm.

A woman later told The Siberian Times:

"My husband was protecting my young daughter but his back was exposed to the hailstones and he has bruising all over it"

Watch the footage of the freak storm, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1269

ICE COLD: Boiling water instantly freezes in Siberia's -41C weather.

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'IT'S A GIRL': This nativity-themed commercial for snack cakes apparently only aired three times.

SELLING VIOLENCE: As the nation debates whether or not video games make our society more violent, here's a commercial from 1964.

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Law Banning 'Gay Propaganda' Passed in Siberia

Siberia Pride is not happening this year:

Siberia"It's mainly about various gay parades... about their promotion among minors. It's about preventing people who are not related to homosexuality from explaining to their kids what is going on," said Alexander Ilushchenko, who oversees a regional committee on culture, education, sports and youth policy.

A law penalising "the propaganda of homosexuality and paedophilia among minors" came into force in St. Petersburg on March 17, prompting mixed reactions among Russians where anti-gay sentiment remains strong.

The US State Department has expressed concern about the law which stipulates fines of up to $16,000 on individuals and up to $160,000 on organisations promoting homosexuality.

In all seriousness. it's deeply disturbing what is happening in Russia, with these laws under serious consideration federally.


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