Panda and polar bear cool off in Moscow zoo pool

The capital's daytime temperatures are forecast at 30-35°C in the coming days and could break record highs on three days this week that have stood since 1936, 1951 and 2010, the RIA news agency reported.

Last month the air temperature in Moscow reached 34.8°C (94.64°F), the hottest recorded in the month of June in 142 years of monitoring, according to the city's weather authorities cited by Interfax news agency.

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