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'Highest temperature on Earth' recorded in Death Valley

What could be the highest temperature ever reliably recorded on Earth - 130F (54.4C) - may have been reached in Death Valley National Park, California. If verified, it could be the hottest temperature recorded in the world since …

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100-year-old man recovers from coronavirus in Wuhan

A 100-year-old Chinese man was discharged from a hospital in Wuhan after recovering from the novel coronavirus, Chinese media reported. According to the Xinhua news agency, the man has become the oldest known patient to beat the …

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Russia supplies record amount of oil to U.S.

According to the Energy Information Administration's January-November 2019 report, Russia increased its oil supplies to the United States to record levels last year, despite difficult political relations and economic sanctions. …

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Global debt hits new record

Total worldwide debt sat close to a record $253 trillion by the end of 2019, the Institute of International Finance estimated. This represented an increase from $250.9 trillion at the end of the second quarter of 2019. …

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Moscow weather sets historical record in December

December 2019 is the warmest in the history of meteorological observations in Moscow, a leading specialist at the Phobos weather center, Yevgeny Tishkovets said. According to him, this December broke the 2006 record: the average …

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Nevinnomyssk sets world plank record

In Nevinnomyssk, local residents set a world record for the number of people standing in an abdominal plank position at the same time, the press service of the city hall reports. “I wish you to stand the required time! We will …

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Russia’s gold and forex reserves climb to record high

Russia's gold and forex reserves have hit the 487.8 billion dollars mark, breaking a five-year record on 1 April, when the figure stood at 486 billion dollars, according to the Russian Central Bank’s data. This comes as the …

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Russia hits record gas output

Russia hit the record gas output of 733 billion cubic metres (bcm) in 2018, the Russian Energy Minister Aleksander Novak said. The gas output rose by 20 billion bpd (almost 10%) from 691.1 bcm in the last year, the …

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Russia to produce record amount of gas

Russia’s gas production is on track to exceed a record amount of  700 bln cubic meters in 2018, head of the Energy Ministry’s department of oil and gas production and transportation Alexander Gladkov said. …

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Gazprom sets global record in laying offshore gas lines

Russia's Gazprom set a new global record in laying offshore gas pipelines within the framework of the Turkish Stream project on August 26, the Russian gas holding said. The record of 6.27 km per day was set by the Pioneering Spirit …

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Russia breaks records of gas exports

Gazprom broke the absolute daily record for exporting gas to non-CIS countries, the information department of PJSC Gazprom reported. "The second day in a row, Gazprom improves the maximum historical indicator of the daily gas …

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 Russia beats prison anti-record

The Federal Service for Execution of Punishment reported today that the number of prisoners in Russia fell to the lowest level in the history of the Russian Federation. For the moment,  602176 people are serving sentences in …

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Gazprom gas exports rise to new record

Russia’s gas exports to Europe rose 8.1 per cent last year to a record level of 193.9bn cubic metres (bcm), the company’s head said on Wednesday, as the world’s largest gas producer continued to increase sales despite rising …

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