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Fires in Central Russia – May 22nd, 2011

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May 22nd, 2011 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Russia - May 18th, 2011

This image offers another look at the clusters of wildfires burning across central Russia (click here for previous article). The smoke from these fires is also blowing towards the northeast.

The outbreak began int he Siberian Far East and has spread to central Russia. It is believed that human activity caused the majority of the fires.

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