In Russia fires

Over the past two days, the fires in central Russia claimed the lives of 25 people. Completely or partially destroyed 14 villages and hamlets. Without a roof over their heads were nearly three thousand people. Firefighting conducted around the clock. And Saturday, perhaps add more work. As the weather forecasters promise again hot and dry weather in most of the regions of fire.

Woman comforting pogorelitsu with a chicken on his hands, which stands in front of what was left of her home. The picture was taken in the suburbs of Voronezh on 30 June. In the central Russian raging fires, which killed over 25 people. The cause of the fire was abnormally hot summer, the hottest in the last 130 years, during which in Russia is being weather statistics. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters)

Fire in the ruins of the burnt house near Voronezh on Friday. In fires in the Voronezh region, near Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow burned a thousand houses. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters)

Soldier goes on a background of birch trees blackened by fire. The picture was taken near Voronezh. In the Voronezh region, more than 500 people lost their homes. Burned three city hospitals, hostels, and about a dozen camps. The victims of the fires were five people, including emergency workers. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters)

Vladimir Putin, the governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev and an officer of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are on the burnt village near Vyksa in Nizhny Novgorod region on Friday. Because of the fires, hundreds of people in the region were left homeless. "By the winter all the houses will be restored, - Putin said the villagers - I promise - the village will be restored." (Alexey Druzhinyn / EPA)

Paprika front of the ruins of the burned house near Voronezh on Friday. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters)


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