Russia risks repeat of wildfire crisis: NGO

AFP: Russia is on track to experience another summer of catastrophic wildfires due to a lack of prevention measures and misdirected state funds, an environmental group warned on Tuesday. Last year's record heatwave and drought escalated wildfires in central Russia out of control, killing dozens, threatening military and nuclear facilities, and causing a health crisis in Moscow with acrid smoke. As seasonal fires begin to rage in Siberia and other regions, there are few signs that Russia has the......

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