Japanese prime minister expects progress in talks on peace treaty with PutinWorld April 25, 15:55
Teen bitten by pet lion strolling in Russia’s Volga regionSociety & Culture April 25, 15:42
Deputy PM Mutko says Russia ready to host Confederations CupSport April 25, 15:30
Russia to supply power to Lugansk Republic after Ukraine cuts electricity — sourceRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 15:15
Kremlin spokesman dismisses cyberattacks allegations against Russia as 'fake news'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 15:00
OSCE begins internal probe into SMM car blast in DonbassWorld April 25, 14:56
Legendary Russian hockey goalie Vladislav Tretiak turns 65Sport April 25, 14:49
Russian missile frigate holds artillery drills in MediterraneanMilitary & Defense April 25, 14:48
Lavrov slams US ‘Russia-arms-Taliban’ remarks as ‘red herring’ to divert focus from SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 14:46
BARNAUL, September 14 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s Altai Territory has estimated its damage from wildfires hitting territories adjacent to Kazakhstan at 80 billion roubles over the past 15 years, the region’s administration told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
Reactions to emergencies will top the agenda of the Russian-Kazakh interregional cooperation forum that will open in Astrakhan on September 15 and will bring together the heads of state. Taking part in the forum will be also Altai Territory governor Alexander Karlin.
According to the region’s administration this issue is very pressing for Altai, as 11 municipal districts are located on the border with Kazakhstan.
In the period form 1996 to 2010, eleven wildfires spread from Kazakhstan to the Altai Territory. Over the past 15 years the transborder territory hit by wildfires reached 28,000 hectares.
The strongest wildfire occurred on September 8, 2010. It destroyed 239 houses and 12,000 hectares of planted forests.