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A municipal worker uses a snow blower to remove snow from the roof of Saint-Isaac's cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia on Jan. 26. Temperatures in the city dropped to minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Half-naked South Korean army soldiers hurl snow during a winter exercise in Anyang, south of Seoul, South Korea on Jan. 27.
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A man sits outside on a couch while warming himself at a fire after he managed to survive a cold winter night in Bucharest, Romania on Jan. 26. Temperatures fell as low as 3 degrees Fahrenheit overnight Wednesday at the Baneasa meteo station.
New York may be smashing records for January snowfall, but it's not only the U.S. that is experiencing extreme winter weather. Here are a few pictures from Russia, South Korea and Romania that have moved on the wires in the past 24 hours.