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Kudrin called critical a situation with wildfires in Russia — Rambler News Service


The situation with wildfires in Russia causes not only economic damage, but also leads to environmental disaster, it is critical, the head of the Audit Chamber Alexey Kudrin wrote to Twitter. "Every year in Russia millions of hectares of the wood burn, but system problems are solved too slowly. Not only the economic damage, is threat of life of thousands of people and a way to environmental disaster. Situation critical", - it is said in the statement. According to Audit Chamber, in three years the area of wildfires in Russia increased by 3.2 times: in 2016 2.7 million hectares, and in 2018 - already 8.5 million hectares burned. The Audit Chamber assesses economic damages from the fires in 2018 at 20 billion rubles.

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