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Home News Troops dig firebreaks to protect nuclear sites from raging wildfires

Troops dig firebreaks to protect nuclear sites from raging wildfires

Published on 07/08/2010

Russian soldiers have dug firebreaks around nuclear weapon sites to protect them from raging wildfires. Smoke covering the capital Moscow has caused air pollution to rise to six times normal levels. At least 52 have been killed by the fires.