Wildfires are still alight in Russia
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Fires spreading in parched Russia

Russia is mobilising more forces to fight hundreds of wildfires still raging across a vast area east and south of Moscow amid a record heatwave.

President Dmitry Medvedev has declared a state of emergency in seven regions. At least 40 people have died in the fires.

Matt Prodger reports.

  • 03 Aug 2010
  • From the section Europe
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