Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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The regions of the Far East and Siberia accounted for 85% of the forest burnt in 2016 year

The greatest percentage of the burned forest fell to the Amur Region.

The regions of the Far East and Siberia accounted for 85% of the forest burnt in 2016 year
Most of all, Buryatia, the Amur Region, the Irkutsk Region, the Transbaikalia and the Krasnoyarsk Territory suffered from forest fires in 2016 a year, according to the Ministry of Environment. 85% of forest fires in Russia occur in these regions according to the head of department, Sergei Donskoy.

As the head of Rosleskhoz, Ivan Valenik, noted, most of the forest fires in the Far East in 2016 occurred in the Amur Region.

Total damage from forest fires amounted to about 15 billion rubles.