Putin Warns Forest Fire Conditions in Russia Could Deteriorate Further

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking on Wednesday (8-24-22) during a televised meeting with officials to discuss forest fires within the country said, “Risks of deterioration of the situation remain not only in the European part of the country, but also in certain regions of the far east, where the fire situation is traditionally difficult.”

Ryazan region on Monday (8-22-22), declared a state of emergency with fires covering a 9,000-hectare area, causing smog in nearby Moscow.

Russia’s forest fire season, which has been becoming more damaging due to climate change, traditionally lasts throughout the summer.

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Putin says forest fires could worsen in European Russia, Far East