Expert believes US bill on anti-Russian sanctions may trigger Cold WarRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 16:03
Keying into the Russian Central Bank's key rateBusiness & Economy July 27, 15:59
Decision to strip Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship ‘not Kremlin’s problem’Russian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 15:43
NHL three-time Stanley Cup winner Malkin still hopes to play for Russia at 2018 GamesSport July 27, 15:33
Brazilian football team’s staff kick off Russian language practice ahead of 2018 World CupSport July 27, 14:48
Kremlin explains why commenting on new US envoy pick would be inappropriate nowRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 14:37
Kremlin comments on EU sanctions against RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 14:36
Russian, Finnish presidents to discuss stability, security in Baltic regionWorld July 27, 14:24
Putin appoints Russia’s permanent representative to UNRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 13:41
ULAN UDE, May 16 (Itar-Tass) —— All the forest fires have been put out in the trans-Baikal territory. Not a single taiga fire was reported over the past day.
“Seven fires on 56,600 hectares were put out by more than 310 firemen,” the territorial emergency situations department told Itar-Tass.
The territory has had two serious outbreaks of wildfires – steppe fires in the first half of April and forest fires in May. In all, 703 wildfires were reported on 377,000 hectares this season. The fires damaged residential areas. The authorities estimated the wildfire damage at 100 million rubles.
The Emergency Situations Ministry requested local residents not to visit forests and not to build up bonfires. “Rain helped stabilize the wildfire rate, but the territory still has a fire emergency regime,” the department said.