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Forest fires ravage Russia

As a heat wave pushes temperatures to unbearable levels, Russia struggles to deal with hundreds of devastating forest fires.

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In Moscow, death rate nearly doubles as forest fires rage on
Article | MOSCOW -- The acrid smoke and intense heat enveloping Moscow have nearly doubled the death rate, a senior city health official said Monday as firefighters continued to battle against the raging peat and forest fires that have shrouded the city in choking smog.

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