Russian residents in the city of Belgorod have been left puzzled after a pillar of light was spotted rising up into the cloudy night sky.
Numerous possible explanations have been put forward for the lights, including a Russian laser weapon or a natural phenomenon.
Belgorod is located about 25 miles north of the border with Ukraine.
On October 4 and October 5, images and videos were posted to social media from residents in Belgorod showing how a yellow beam of light was shining high into the dark sky. The sky around the beam also appears to glow yellow.
The source is not clear in any…