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Wildfires Rage Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

“The situation is critical,”     KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Forest fires raged Tuesday in the contaminated area near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, but officials insisted there is no radiation threat. Hundreds of firefighters backed by aircraft have been ...

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Military Aircraft Used to Fight Russian Wildfires

Military personnel battle fires in Siberia     MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military says its aircraft dropped more than 1,200 metric tons of water (1,300 short tons) in a single day on wildfires in Siberia and made some progress in ...

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