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Europe's oldest person aged 116 dies in Spain

Spain's Ana Vela Rubio, the oldest person in Europe, died on Friday at the age of 116 in an elderly care home in Barcelona, Daily Sabah reports with a reference to Spanish media. Vela Rubio, born in Andalusia on October 29, 1901, was …

World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

The world's oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, BBC reports. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She …

Russian figure skater sets world record

Russian figure skater Yevgenia Medvedeva set a new world record at the Grand Prix Figure Skating in Marseille. A 17-year-old athlete scored 79.21 points in her short program. Thus, she broke the previous …

Gazprom sets new absolute record

  Recently, Gazprom set a historical daily record of natural gas supplies to non-CIS states amounting to 597.9 million cubic meters, a message was issued by the gas holding. ‘’A …

Moscow continues to set temperature records

Moscow has registered its sixth temperature record in December: in the afternoon the weather station at ENEA recorded a temperature of 4.1 C, that is, 0.1 degrees above the previous record set by a warm winter in 1982. "This …

Moscow preparing for record temperatures

A leading specialist of the weather center ‘Phobos’, Evgeniy Tishkovets warned today that a  new temperature record in December can be set in Moscow in the next five days. The weatherman said that such a long-term …