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Out Cold: Freezing Weather Grips Europe

Severe cold is continuing to claim lives across Central and Eastern Europe. Many of the victims have been homeless. The cold snap, which has killed more than 110 people across Europe, is expected to continue through the weekend.

A woman stylishly bundles up against the elements in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
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A woman stylishly bundles up against the elements in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.

Homeless people eat a hot meal and drink tea in one of the newly opened tent shelters in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.
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Homeless people eat a hot meal and drink tea in one of the newly opened tent shelters in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.

A homeless woman in Ukraine visits one of the newly opened tent shelters in the industrial city of Donetsk.
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A homeless woman in Ukraine visits one of the newly opened tent shelters in the industrial city of Donetsk.

Pedestrians brave the cold in the Macedonian capital, Skopje.
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Pedestrians brave the cold in the Macedonian capital, Skopje.

A woman carries firewood on a street in Bucharest, Romania.
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A woman carries firewood on a street in Bucharest, Romania.

A woman protects her face from frost as she walks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk.
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A woman protects her face from frost as she walks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk.

Commuters are seen through an icy window on a tram in central Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Commuters are seen through an icy window on a tram in central Sofia, Bulgaria.

A man takes pictures of frozen seawater on a wall covered with ice in Constanta, Romania.
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A man takes pictures of frozen seawater on a wall covered with ice in Constanta, Romania.

A man rides a horse through snow in the village of Vrapce, near the southern Serbian town of Medvedja, some 300 kilometers south of Belgrade.
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A man rides a horse through snow in the village of Vrapce, near the southern Serbian town of Medvedja, some 300 kilometers south of Belgrade.

A homeless man warms up near an outside coal fire on a street in Warsaw.
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A homeless man warms up near an outside coal fire on a street in Warsaw.

A masked woman walks past steam rising from a boiled-corn cart in Moscow.
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A masked woman walks past steam rising from a boiled-corn cart in Moscow.

People ride bicycles during a snowfall in downtown Skopje, Macedonia.
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People ride bicycles during a snowfall in downtown Skopje, Macedonia.

Residents of Montenegro's capital, Podgorica, dig out after a recent snowfall. The northern parts of the country saw temperatures of -22 Celsius on February 2.
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Residents of Montenegro's capital, Podgorica, dig out after a recent snowfall. The northern parts of the country saw temperatures of -22 Celsius on February 2.

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