UN envoy slams anti-Russian sanctions imposed over North KoreaRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 23, 21:29
Criminal case over Ukraine's map without Crimea and Donbass opened in KievWorld August 23, 21:17
Netanyahu says every encounter with Putin benefits Israel’s securityWorld August 23, 19:15
Netanyahu determined to prevent Iran from strengthening positions in SyriaWorld August 23, 18:21
Russia's military might on display at Army-2017 forumMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:20
Russian defense minister examines weapons seized from terrorists in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:12
Grand Russian art exhibition to be held in Vatican in 2018Society & Culture August 23, 17:47
Argentinian footballer Emiliano Rigoni signs contract with Russia’s Zenit FCSport August 23, 17:36
German chancellor suggests exerting diplomatic pressure on North KoreaWorld August 23, 17:01
VLADIVOSTOK, June 7 (Itar-Tass) — Eight wildfires sprout across Yakutia on the area of 1,364 hectares, the press service of the Emergencies Ministry Main Directorate for Yakutia said on Thursday.
In the past 24 hours fire-fighters succeeded in extinguishing two fires on the area of 791 hectares. A total of 345 people, 17 pieces of machinery, including nine aircraft and helicopters, are fighting fires. No threat is posed to settlements or economic facilities, the press service said.
“Dry” thunderstorms set on fire the taiga in seven different sites on the area of 83 hectares. The Ka-32 helicopter and 45 forest protection employees took part in tackling fires.
Over 600 hectares of forests have burnt out since the beginning of the forest fire season.