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Heat and smog double death rate  Moscow: The rate in Moscow, has doubled because of an extended streak of heat and smog. The average is 360 to 380 cases, but today is around 700 Hundreds more wildfires burn in Russia  About 270 new wildfires have started in drought-plagued Russia over the past 24 hours. 276 wildfires have been extinguished Heavy smoke blankets Moscow  The country has been suffering from the worst heatwave in decades and the thick smoke has made the situation increasingly uncomfortable   Russian fires prompt state of emergency
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Siberian field fires sweep through 21 villages, injure 70 Map of Khakassia Russia

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  The government of a Siberian region reports that more than 70 people have been injured by agricultural fires that got out of control

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  Photographs on NASA's website show hundreds of hot spots generated by wildfires across central and western Russia

  Moscow: Authorities have imposed a state of emergency around about 500 towns and villages because of wildfires burning across the west of the country
 700 fires are burning, covering about 450 square miles. Most of the fires were started accidentally by people burning garbage, dropping cigarettes, or failing to extinguish campfires or barbecues properly
Aug.1 Firefighters gain control over wildfires  With nearly 86,000 people evacuated, firefighters were gaining control over blazes sweeping across thousands of acres Jul.31   Russia mobilises as fires burn on  Almost 240,000 people have been mobilised across Russia to tackle wildfires that have killed at least 30 people   Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless
  The Russian government said it has sent some 240,000 people to fight the blazes, which are among the worst ever to hit the region
Jul.30   Medvedev orders army to fight wildfires
  Moscow: Wildfires in central Russia have destroyed around 1,000 homes, left 5 people dead, and prompted the prime minister to call on local officials to resign

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B. 2015-04-12 Siberian field fires sweep through 21 villages, injure 70 Khakassia, Siberia
C. 2010-08-14 Satellite images show scope of wildfires Russia
3. 2010-08-09 Heat and smog double death rate Moscow
E. 2010-08-08 Hundreds more wildfires burn in Russia Russia
5. 2010-08-05 Heavy smoke blankets Moscow Moscow
2010-08-02 Russian fires prompt state of emergency Moscow
H. 2010-08-01 Firefighters gain control over wildfires Russia
I. 2010-07-31 Russia mobilises as fires burn on Russia
J. 2010-07-31 Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless Russia

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