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2019 was hottest year on record for Russia: weather chief

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This year was the hottest ever registered in Russia, the country's weather chief said on Monday, as climate change pushes global temperatures to record highs.
"This year in Russia was the hottest for the entire period of instrumental observations," or nearly 130 years, the head of the Gidromedtsentr weather service, Roman Vilfand, told Russian news agencies.

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First Published: Dec 30 2019 | 4:25 PM IST

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