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Medvedev asks Russia’s billionaires to help rebuild after wildfires

Published on 16/08/2010

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has asked the country's business tycoons to boost reconstruction efforts after wildfires destroyed villages and killed dozens. Economists predict damage from fires could cost Russia 14 billion of its GDP this year.