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Europe's cold snap claims more lives

A severe cold snap in eastern and central Europe has claimed more lives.

Temperatures have fallen as low as -30C, during one of the coldest periods in decades.

Dozens of people have died in the past week - many of them were living on the streets but some froze to death in their own homes.

The BBC's Moscow correspondent Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 01 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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