Finland, Russia have no serious problems in their relations — top diplomatWorld February 27, 21:49
Brazil's joyful carnivalSociety & Culture February 27, 21:30
Syrian opposition has no dialog partner seeking peace — chief negotiatorWorld February 27, 20:37
About 40 Arctic projects may be in Russia's Yamal backbone zone — governorBusiness & Economy February 27, 19:28
Russian Defense Ministry forms special purpose division near MoscowMilitary & Defense February 27, 19:13
Russian frigate in Mediterranean to deliver no strikes on terrorists in Syria — sourceMilitary & Defense February 27, 18:54
First stage of Arkhangelsk deepwater port to go operational by 2025Business & Economy February 27, 18:45
Cairo group says military option in Syria 'ruled out' after recapture of AleppoWorld February 27, 18:31
Communication breakdown between Russia and EU deters fight against real threats — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 17:40
MOSCOW, April 20, /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s emergency situations ministry (EMERCOM) has organised protection from wildfires of over 40 towns in Siberia and Far East, the authority’s deputy head Vladimir Stepanov said on Sunday.
“On Friday only, in Siberia and Far East EMERCOM’s aviation extinguished wildfires at several dozen square metres,” he said. “Most importantly - we have managed to protect over 40 towns, which were close to the fires.”
“We have been using actively EMERCOM’s aviation; as of today, we use 28 aircrafts,” he continued. “Every day the aviation drops over 2,000 tonnes of water on the fires.”
Besides, EMERCOM’s aviation delivers additional firefighters. Over 100 people will be delivered to the Maritime territory.