Smoke, flames and a tremendous bang marked the most recent explosion on the energy-rich Yamal Peninsula.
Environmental groups say local authorities need more funding, better training for professional firefighters.
Were his comments just off-the-cuff remarks, or a reflection of a deeper policy change?
Country racks up some of the worst air quality stats in the EU, along with other eastern members.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.