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Health warning over Moscow smog from wildfires

People living in the Russian capital have begun leaving as smog continues to smother the city.

Medical experts have warned people in Moscow to stay inside and wear protective masks to counter the pollution.

The wildfires that have killed 52 people are still sweeping across central Russia as weather forecasters warn the country's worst heatwave in decades would continue for the next few days.

Alexandra MacKenzie reports.

  • 08 Aug 2010
  • From the section Europe
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