The pictures moving out of Russia today from the fires reminds me a little of the sandstorm photos from Iraq. More photos from Russia.
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Russian people dig a ditch to protect them from fires in the village Mokhovoye, Lukhovitsi municipal district, about 80 miles from Moscow, on August 3, 2010. Russia's worst heatwave for decades shows no sign of relenting, officials warned as firefighters battled hundreds of wildfires in a national disaster that has claimed at least 40 lives. President Dmitry Medvedev has declared a state of emergency in seven Russian regions.