Today IA "version-Saratov" has learned that in the Volga basin in Saratov seen massive fish kills.
According to the Saratov branch GosNIORKh this happened as a result of severe cold, from which ice and open water sucked all the oxygen in the river dropped to a critical point.
Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection and Nature of Igor Chopin denied the report. "That can not be. Perhaps someone wants to put on a show. If the fisherman saw the dead fish in the hole, it's nothing to say. I'm on the Volga Zamorov never met. They can only be in the pond, where there is no running water, and for which no one has ever gone fishing. But in our area are always a lot of fishermen, the wells are — so the air comes back "- said Chopin.