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Which city has the world’s worst traffic jams?

Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has the world’s worst traffic jams according to a new survey by Castrol, its 2014 Magnatec Stop-Start Index. Have sympathy for the city’s drivers, who were recorded as suffering 33,240 stop-starts per year, meaning they spent 27.22% of … Continue reading

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Moscow Air Pollution Reaches Especially Dangerous Levels

Moscow’s air pollution is expected to reach especially hazardous levels on Wednesday as temperatures in the city climb to 32 degrees Celsius 90 Fahrenheit. The warning was triggered after the morning temperature exceeded the expected norm by about 5 C, said the federal agency in charge of monitoring the environment, RosHydroMet. An unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Ten Russian cities that need air-quality clean up

Norilsk, Moscow and St. Petersburg top the list of the most polluted cities in Russia, according to ratings by RIA News. At the same time, Mercer consulting agency has identified Dzerzhinsk as the most contaminated city in Russia. The level … Continue reading

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Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the centre of Moscow

A heavy dust storm of yellow green clouds of pollen has formed in the south-west of Moscow.  Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the center of Moscow — Gazeta.Ru | English news blog.

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