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Fire and ice mix as Russian volcano erupts for first time in 36 years

Yuri Demyanchuk / AP

Yuri Demyanchuk / AP

Plosky Tolbachik volcano erupted in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Nov. 29. The volcano, located on the peninsula's eastern coast, is erupting for the first time in 36 years, according to The Associated Press.

Editor's note: The Associated Press made these pictures available to NBC News on Dec. 4.

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