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Monday, January 09, 2017
I am not interested in "The Trump Daily Show." I really am not.
Backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, one of Istanbul's main tourist attractions, a child plays with in the snow, in Istanbul, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Depo Photos via AP)
The temperature fell (click here) to minus 30 C (minus 22 F) in Moscow on Saturday, about 17 degrees C (30 degrees F) below normal. The Orthodox Christmas Eve on Jan. 6 was the coldest since 1987, according to the Russian Meteorological Service.
Two deaths were reported in Russia due the cold, according to the Associated Press.
Warsaw reported a low temperature of minus 19 C (minus 3 F) on Saturday, the coldest air to settle over the city since February 2012 when the temperature fell to minus 23 C (minus 10 F).
Ten people were killed by the cold in Poland on Sunday, bringing the total to 65 since Nov. 1 according to the Government Center for Security.
This is Belgrade, Serbia. The lowest temperature since February 2012 was also reported in Minsk. The mercury bottomed out at minus 25 C (minus 13 F). Five people have been reported dead as a result of the cold air by the government since the beginning of the year. Temperatures plummeted below minus 25 C (-13 F) in eastern Czech Republic over the weekend where at least six people died from the cold. The Associated Press reported that the cold blast has resulted in frozen water pipes across Croatia, leaving thousands without running water.