Spectacular 'Circle of light' festival in MoscowSociety & Culture September 25, 14:34
Moscow needs to take certain steps for lifting sanctions — leader of Germany’s FDPWorld September 25, 14:23
Historical society vows no new images for slip-up on Kalashnikov monumentSociety & Culture September 25, 14:10
OPEC+ states discuss extending oil cut deal for 3-6 months — sourceBusiness & Economy September 25, 13:49
Press review: How Kurds vote will change Middle East and lawmakers get tough on bankersPress Review September 25, 13:00
Turkey, Russia, Iran work on new de-escalation zone in SyriaWorld September 25, 12:53
Russia mulls sending cosmonauts to China’s planned orbit stationScience & Space September 25, 12:22
Venezuelan president to take part in Russian Energy WeekBusiness & Economy September 25, 12:12
Russia’s Admiral Grigorovich frigate sails to Mediterranean SeaMilitary & Defense September 25, 11:36
ULAN UDE, October 7 (Itar-Tass) —— The forest fire emergency regime has been announced in four districts of Buryatia. The forest fire alert is in effect in another six districts, a source at the Buryatia main emergency situations department told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“There are eleven taiga fires on the area slightly exceeding 90 hectares. The unexpectedly warm weather of up to 20 degrees Centigrade is accompanied with high winds,” the source said. “The situation is under control. There is no threat to populated areas.”
More than 600 people with over 100 machines are putting out the fires.
The human factor is the main cause of the forest fires. More than 400 people have been detained for breaching fire safety rules in forests, and the total amount of administrative fines has topped 4 million rubles.