俄罗斯在燃烧

莫斯科——

一个多月来,莫斯科遭遇了40℃(100°F)的高温,并伴随着灼眼的黏性浓烟。一氧化碳含量已达到危机水平,为可允许的最大浓度的六倍。莫斯科空气中的其它有毒物质浓度则为正常标准的九倍。

八月初,曾有位记者致电莫斯科市长办公室,希望后者对当前形势发表评论。“办公室已停止办公,” 新闻办公室的一位女士这样回答,并表示浓烟已渗透进市长办公大楼(距克林姆林宫不到两英里),因此大家都被要求回家待命。那天是工作日,刚过午餐时间。“尤里·卢日科夫(Yuri Luzhkov)市长能就此发表一下评论吗?”记者问到,“他不在莫斯科,”女士回答道。

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