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Almost 100 wildfires on area of 12000 hectares recorded in Russia

A total of 266 fires started over the past day and 263 have been extinguished

MOSCOW, April 22. /ITAR-TASS/. The area of wildfires in Russia has exceeded 12 thousand hectares, but they pose no hazard to the nearby populated localities, spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) Alexander Drobyshevsky told ITAR-TASS.