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Russia Wildfires

Russian Wildfires Receive Firefighting Help From U.S.

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — The United States is sending firefighting equipment to Russia to help officials there respond to the 500 wildfires burning across t...

Fire and Ice

Robert Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Walker

Fire and ice? Not so nice. But neither is flooding or famine or any of the possible ramifications of living in an over-consuming, over-populated and over-heated world.

Russian Wildfires Raise Fears Of Radioactive Smoke

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Wildfires threatened to stir radioactive particles left over from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster back into the air over western Ru...

Russia Wildfires, Extreme Heat Lead To U.S. Travel Advisory

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It just goes from bad to worse: The wildfires south of Moscow have gotten so bad that even Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is getting in on the firefigh...

PHOTOS: Co-Pilot Putin Helps Put Out Russia's Wildfires

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin climbed into a firefighting plane Tuesday and dumped water on two of the hundreds of wildfires sweeping th...

Smog Over Moscow Worsens As Wildfires Rage

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A deep layer of smog from wildfires around Moscow hung over the Russian capital Saturday, prompting many city residents to wear masks a...

WATCH: Dramatic Footage Of Russian Men Escaping Wildfire In Car

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With wildfires raging across their country, four Russian men volunteered to help protect fellow residents protect their homes from the blazes which so...