Tag Archives: Russian Wildfires

Russia's Putin In The Cockpit of Air Tanker Dropping Water Over Fires

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin eased into the cockpit of a Be-200 air tanker after takeoff and took an active part in fighting the devastating fires ravaging Western Russia by releasing water over two fires today.

Moscow Shrouded In Smoke, 1.8 Million Acres Scorched

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Muscovites advised to hang wet sheets in open windows to filter smoke.