Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA
Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA

Russia has hottest year since records began in 1891

  • Known for its cold winters when it is normally blanketed with snow, Moscow has seen its warmest December in a century this year
  • Temperatures are rising around the world, with the UN saying earlier this month that 2019 was on course to be one of the three hottest years yet

Topic |   Russia
Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA
Russian men fish on a pond covered in thin ice in Moscow earlier this month. Photo: EPA
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