Clearing the snow

A member of an emergency services special unit fires a shell to clear snow buildup above the Transcaucasian highway about 110 km (68.4 miles) from the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz. Avalanches are a constant threat on the road, which is the only route connecting Russia to South Ossetia. Source: REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev

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