Photo Gallery: Russia in Flames
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Photo Gallery: Russia in Flames

Russia's Wildfire Disaster Fury Grows over Moscow's Failures and Mounting Deaths

Hundreds of forest fires are out of control, oil refineries are in danger and Moscow has been engulfed in smog. Russia is in the midst of a national disaster -- and the authorities are partly to blame. The country's fire departments are understaffed, poorly equipped and the forestry service has been all but dismantled.
Von Ann-Dorit Boy
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