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Russia says fires abating close to nuclear site

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 15:28

Russia`s worst ever heatwave are showing signs of relenting.

Russian wildfires raise Chernobyl radiation fears

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 18:54

Russian workers have increased forest patrols contaminated by Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Death toll in Russia`s wildfires rises to 50

Last Updated: Thursday, August 05, 2010, 16:52

Russia has removed all the explosives and nuclear materials from the Federal Nuclear Centre in the Volga region to protect it from raging wildfires that have left 50 people dead.

Medvedev cuts holiday as Russian wildfires spread

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 04, 2010, 16:03

President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday interrupted his holiday to hold emergency talks on Russia`s worst forest fires in modern history as firefighters struggled to contain the crisis.

Russia declares emergency in battle to stop wildfires

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 03, 2010, 12:08

President Dmitry Medvedev declared a state of emergency in seven Russian regions over the worst wildfires in a generation as the death toll rose to 40.

Death toll from Russian wildfires reaches 34

Last Updated: Monday, August 02, 2010, 13:38

A record heat wave has dried Russian forests and fields to a crisp.