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Message 1844944 - Posted: 28 Jan 2017, 9:58:12 UTC

From Pravda :
Сотрудники американского космического агентства NASA заявили об угрозе в виде огромного астероида, который может упасть на Землю в феврале 2017 года и вызвать масштабное бедствие в виде цунами.
Читайте больше на http://www.pravda.ru/news/science/planet/space/27-01-2017/1323426-nasa-0/

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Employees of the American space agency NASA said the threat of a huge asteroid, which may fall to Earth in February 2017 and to cause a large-scale disaster in the form of tsunami.
Read more on http://www.pravda.ru/news/science/planet/space/27-01-2017/1323426-nasa-0/

As usual with Russan media we should consider them unreliable. This kind of stories sometimes also occur in the press here in the west but nothing happens.
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Message 1844969 - Posted: 28 Jan 2017, 17:12:03 UTC

Pravda used to be an official government newspaper, in the old Soviet Union. Today, it's a sensationalist tabloid.
This story is about the object 2016 WF9, probably a large comet with most of its ices depleted , so resembling an asteroid. It will pass Earth at a very safe distance of 51 million kilometers, on February 25th.

link to article on this object:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_WF9
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