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Smoke form a forest fire covers Yakustk, the capital of the republic of Sakha also known as Yakutia, Russia Far East, Monday, July 19, 2021. Russia has been plagued by widespread forest fires, blamed on unusually high temperatures and the neglect of fire safety rules, with the Sakha-Yakutia region in northeastern Siberia being the worst affected. (AP Photo/Yevgeny Sofroneyev)