As of today, 49 forest fires are burning on the territory of Russia's Far Eastern Federal District.
The biggest number of fires -- 32 -- are raging in Sakha /Yakutia/. More fires were reported from the Khabarovsk territory and the Amur region: yesterday, their number was 7 and 4 accordingly, today, it has reached 9 and 8.
The firefighting effort involves heavy-duty equipment and aviation. In all, fires cover an aggregate area of 373,273 hectares.
Bodies of military personnel with American and Polish chevrons on uniforms were found in Avdiivka, adviser to the head of the Donetsk People's Republic said