Eleven forest fires raging in the Kamchatka region cover an aggregate space of more than 4,000 hectares, reported the forest guard service. The biggest fire covering a space of 3,800 hectares was registered by the Mount Lokhmashka, Bystrinsky district.
Over the past eight days, rainless thunderstorms sparked 20-odd forest fires. Two of the fires were registered in Kronotsky Reserve, but those were quickly extinguished by reserve employees.
Officials with the Indian Air Force believe that Russia's fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet does not correspond to required characteristics and is inferior to the American F-35 and F-22