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US offers fire equipment to Russia

America has sent several planeloads of firefighting equipment to Russia, to help tackle the huge forest fires which continue to rage in parts of the country.

The Russian authorities say that they are beginning to turn the tide and insist that a blaze near a nuclear research centre to the east of Moscow does not pose a danger.

Jack Izzard reports.

  • 15 Aug 2010
  • From the section Europe
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