The number of fires in the Far East increased by 7% compared to 2011,

Over 1.3 thousand wildfires reported in the Far East since the beginning of the year, an increase of 7% over the same period in 2011, according to the press service of the presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District.

Minister for Development of the Far East — the presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Viktor Ishayev discussed with the staff of the embassy of the issues of socio-economic development of the region. In particular, the meeting discussed the forest fire situation in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"Viktor Ishayev called unacceptable situation in the Far East, where

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About 100 hectares of protected forests burned in the Tomsk region YTD

About 100 hectares of protected areas (reserves) of Tomsk region damaged by fire from the beginning of 2012, is on 40 acres compared to last year, with the majority of fires occurred due to fires, told RIA Novosti on Monday a representative of OSU "Oblkompriroda "Eugene Murzakhanov.

"From the beginning, there have been five fires in the area in the sanctuaries, burned at least 100 acres. Was burning not taiga, burning agricultural fields. This" effects "of truckers, who allowed burns to neighboring territories sanctuaries" — said Murzakhanov.

Interviewee noted that the largest fire occurred in Larin's reserve.

"This fire had

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A squad of 80 paratroopers arrived in Tuva for fire fighting

A squad of 80 paratroopers arrived in Tuva republic of Mari-El for fighting forest fires, said on Monday the government of Tuva.

FFA previously sent to the region for another 100 paratroopers parachute into forest fire due to the difficult situation.

"On the eve of Tuva came another 80 paratroopers parachute, transferred from Yoshkar-Ola. Newcomers units will be distributed to the most hot spots after verification forest fire situation," — said in a statement.

According to the Department of Forestry at the SFO, the region registered 11 fires in the area of 2.236 thousand hectares, of which three large fire

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More than 300 firefighters are fighting the fire near Athens

More than 300 people are fighting smoschnymi wildfire near Athens, said on Sunday night, fire brigade Greece.

In two large fires east of the capital with fire fighting 260 firefighters and 50 foot units involved 85 fire trucks and 30 tanks before dark fire was extinguished 12 aircraft and two helicopters.

Four local residents arrested on suspicion of manslaughter arson forest. They worked on a circular saw, sparks which could cause a fire in the heat, low humidity and strong winds.

In extinguishing the fire, two firefighters injured, burned more than 20 private cars and trucks.

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Greece asked for assistance from the EU in the fight against forest fires

Greece appealed to the EU for help in fighting forest fires, which suddenly broke out across the country on Saturday, said on Sunday night, police minister Eleftherios Oikonomou.

"Even given the help that fire departments have requested the European Union, Italy has responded positively," — said the icon, which are subject to the Greek fire.

According to him, the first two aircraft firefighters arrive from Italy "with the first rays of the sun." Also considering to help Greece, France and Croatia, the Minister said.

According to the minister, in the fires of blame "human factor".

"In Attica we mourn the

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Powerful extinguish forest fires near Athens the night before elections

Powerful extinguish forest fires to the south-east of Athens, on Sunday night, when the country's parliamentary elections are scheduled, said fire department of the country.

Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikramenos is operating center fire in Athens and watching the fight with the fire department reported.

The fire threatened several settlements in Keratea, 40 kilometers from Athens. No house was hurt seriously, but burned 25 cars owned by a large company for the production of ice cream. When extinguishing fire injured two firefighters, their condition is stable.

In the area of Palea Fokea, 44 kilometers from the capital to the south

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More than 13,000 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

Forest conservation service in Siberia for the past day put out 79 fires on an area of nearly 6000 hectares, but to stabilize the situation so far failed — the forest continues to burn over an area of 13,000 hectares, said on Friday the district forestry department.

"The Siberian Federal District operates 105 forest fires in the area of 13.323 thousand hectares, including 18 large an area 9.421 thousand hectares," — said in a statement.

On Thursday morning, there were 93 forest fires on the area of 12.856 thousand hectares, including 14 large an area of 7.849 hectares.

Continues to

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Tuva power completely banned from visiting forest fires

Head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool announced a total ban on visiting forest areas, due to the difficult situation in the republic fire hazard, according to the regional government.

According to the Department of Forestry at the SFO, established in Tuva dry and hot weather increases the natural fires. On Thursday, in the region there were 17 fires in the area of 2.928 hectares. Increase fire severity is in Pii-Khem, Tandinskom Todzha areas and in remote areas. To extinguish fires in the region, 227 people working, including paratroopers from the Federal Reserve, 24 units of fire engines, five aircraft. The republic's

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Number of forest fires in Russia during day increased to 176 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia per day increased from 141 to 176 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

According to authorities, a day liquidated 111 forest fires, including two big ones.

Today in Russia there are 176 forest fires, of which 172 focus on the forest lands of Russia, two fires — in Buryatia and the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the lands of specially protected areas, two more fires in Chukotka, in the lands of reindeer pastures .

"No threats settlements and no economy," — said in a statement.

According

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Forest conservation one day put out in the Far East, 16 forest fires

Forest protection staff put out for the last day in the Far East, 16 forest fires, said on Thursday the press office of the Forestry Department in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"In the Far East for the last day there were 48 forest fires: 17 — in the Khabarovsk region, five — in the Amur Region, 11 — in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), six — in the Sakhalin region, seven — in the Magadan region and two — in the Chukotka Autonomous District. Forces forest protection was abolished 16 forest fires, six of which occurred in the preceding

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