Man covers face while walking through smog in Moscow
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Dense wildfire smog grips Moscow in heatwave

The thick blanket of smog that has shrouded Moscow as peat fires continue to burn just outside the city has worsened.

The BBC's Richard Galpin in Moscow has said that people are being advised to wear face masks to combat the "choking" smoke.

  • 06 Aug 2010
  • From the section Europe
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