These peat bog fires in Russia sound like a miserable situation. I wonder if this man's helpful gesture had much effect.
Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters
A man helps firefighters to extinguish fire in the outskirts of the Russian city of Voronezh, July 29, 2010. Russia's worst drought for decades is set to drag on for at least the next 7 days in some areas but further serious damage to grain crops is not expected, a senior government weather forecaster said on Thursday.