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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Halo Cloud Seen Hovering In Moscow Sky (VIDEO)

A mysterious halo-shaped cloud was seen hovering in the sky over the city of Moscow a few days ago. Lest you believe that this confirms your various conspiracy theories, meteorologists have ruled out any supernatural cause:

A spokesman from the city's weather forecast said: 'Several fronts have been passing through Moscow recently, there was an intrusion of the Arctic air too, the sun was shining from the west - this is how the effect was produced.'

He added: 'This is purely an optical effect, although it does look impressive.

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