Bulgarian official slams 2017 Eurovision Song Contest as politicizedWorld March 30, 13:35
Moscow considers Brexit UK’s internal affairRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 13:28
Russia's Nobel laureate in physics Abrikosov passes awayScience & Space March 30, 13:18
Press review: Moscow wins $3 bln debt battle vs. Kiev and S.Ossetia seeks to join RussiaPress Review March 30, 13:00
First Russia-NATO Council meeting in 2017 begins in Brussels — sourceWorld March 30, 12:54
Hamburg ballet director gives heart and soul to stage Anna Karenina performanceSociety & Culture March 30, 12:44
Russian diplomat says humanitarian tensions over Mosul are white-hotRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 12:34
Russian diplomat hopes Syrian groups will show readiness for compromiseRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 12:32
Moscow concerned over deteriorating situation in eastern UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 11:47
KHABAROVSK, August 9 (Itar-Tass) — A total of 27 taiga fires continue to rage in the Far East, forest services said on Thursday.
In the last 24 hours three fires have been extinguished, the services said.
In Yakutia 18 fires have been registered on the area of 2,429 hectares. Seven fires rage in Khabarovsk Territory on the area of 550 hectares. Small hot spots are reported in Chukotka, the forest services said.
“At least 747 people, 106 units of hardware and 12 aircraft are involved in fighting fires,” the forestry department for the Far East Federal District told Itar-Tass.
Since the beginning of the season a total of 2,820 forest fires on the area of 504,500 hectares have been registered on the territory of the Far East Federal District. Last year the fire embraced about 520,000 hectares, including 392 hectares of forests.