Gregory Asmolov · August, 2010

Latest posts by Gregory Asmolov from August, 2010

Russia: Do Authorities Conceal Rate of Death Caused by Smog?

RuNet Echo  10 August 2010

Blogger molitva-i-post writes [RUS] that Moscow medical services failed to evacuate the body of  her grandfather who died of heat and smog. Hospitals and morgues are filled with the dead, blogger reported. Despite numerous similar cases, the Ministry of Health denied [RUS] the increase in death rate caused by high temperatures.

Russia: Wildfire News Website Suspected to Be Attacked

RuNet Echo  9 August 2010

LJ-user irka-knopkina writes [RUS] about a Vyksa city website [RUS] that is allegedly DDoS'ed for posting information about wildfires. Administration of a local factory prohibited access to the website to its employees, blogger added. Vyksa and surrounding areas were hit by severe wildfires recently.