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Death rate doubles as acrid smog chokes Moscow

Published on 09/08/2010

After days of official silence on the scale and toll of the wildfires disaster, Russian officials acknowledged Monday that the daily mortality rate in Moscow had doubled as an acrid smog caused by a massive heatwave enveloped the city.