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Abramchenko assessed the situation with forest fires

Forest fires, currently on Russian territory, pose no threat to the population and the economy, said the Vice-Premier of Victoria Abramchenko, at a meeting with Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina.

"Thanks to the coordinated work of Federal and regional services for combating fires and threat to human life and economic facilities are absent. Our firefighting forces managed to quickly eliminate fire," - said Abramchenko.

She noted that the most critical situation with forest fires in the last week was observed in Yakutia, the Krasnoyarsk territory and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district.

Abramchenko said that the largest area of fires in Yakutia, more than 330 thousand hectares. However, it is four times smaller than the area of fires in the Republic on 1 July 2020.

"At the end of last week, there was smoke four settlements in the Republic, including in the capital, Yakutsk. Now there is an active buildup of fire" - said Abramchenko.