Abubakar Yaro from Côte d’Ivoire and Fidele Benimana from Rwanda came to Chelyabinsk two years ago to apply for South Ural State University. The students note that they have never experienced such hot weather in Russia before.
According to the students, the temperature outside is extremely high and, sometimes, it is even hotter than in Africa, their homeland. Abubakar says that, while living in Chelyabinsk, they got used both to cool weather and winter frosts, but they have not felt the familiar heat for quite a while now.
The international students told the journalists of Channel 31 how they escape the heat and to which lakes in the Chelyabinsk Region they like to go to relax: