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A security guard walks near grass, which was lit on fire by severe heat, at Khodynskoe pole aviation museum in Moscow July 29, 2010.
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010

Open quoteAbroad, people drown like flies and no one asks questions.Close quote

  • Moscow's chief health official, breaking the official silence on the city's death toll by acknowledging that the daily mortality rate has nearly doubled recently because of weeks of drought, fires and high temperatures
Photo: Alex Aminev / Reuters | Source: NYT