Tag: Zabaikalsky Krai

Russia Update: Residents of Chita Assemble to Protest Governor’s Inaction as Wildfire Area Doubles

April 16, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. The area affected by fire in the Transbaikal Territory has doubled in size to 104,000 hectares. Hundreds of “smokejumpers” are parachuting into the area to try […]