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07/6/2015, 09:00 photo of the day
Tomsk firemen once again returned to the forest. Fire had broken out because of heat and abandoned campfires. Since the beginning of the season, fire has damaged about a thousand hectares of forest in Tomsk region. Firefighting from the ground is not an option in Taiga, therefore it is necessary to extinguish fire from air. Photo by Rubin Gainutdinova.
06/29/2013, 15:34 story
In a matter of days, an infestation of apple ermine moths has become the major issue in Irkutsk. The city administration, scientists and environmentalists have been trying to decide how to save hundreds of thousands of trees and bushes from the parasites, who were brought in with fruit and vegetables from neighbouring countries, for two weeks.
03/13/2013, 20:14 news
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07/13/2012, 07:01 story
The unique coal deposits in the Iskitim District of the Novosibirsk Region have suddenly caught the attention of local officials. A conflict that flared up in spring 2012 between the management of the company “Siberian Anthracite” and the administration of settlements in the immediate vicinity of the mines has turned into open confrontation.