VLADIVOSTOK, June 19 (RIA Novosti)
- 14 forest fires put out in Russia's Far East in last 24 hours
- Forest fires spread in Siberia
- Russian forest fires to exacerbate global warming - ecologists
- Nine more killed in Russian forest fires - Emergencies Ministry
"Satellite monitoring and aircraft surveillance registered a total of 29 forest fires in the past 24 hours; nine of them were extinguished and nine more localized," the ministry said in a statement.
The remaining forest fires had spread over the total area of about 54 hectares, the ministry added.
Wildfires in forested regions of Russia are common during the dry and hot summer season. Most of the time, the fires start because of the careless behavior of local residents in the woods.
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