× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive will be closed December 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019. Operations will resume January 2, 2019. Have a great holiday.
Search the Archive

Russia / Fires #977440

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 2010
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Ryazan, Russia: Jim Maceda) The deadly wildfires in Russia triggered by the extreme heat and drought featured; scenes shown of flames, soldiers helping firefighters, a ruined town, smog in Moscow; details given of the response of President Dmitri Medvedev†† and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s ban on grain exports. [Forestry engineer Nadezhda LVOVNA† {thru translator} – explains what they’re doing.] [European Medical Center, Moscow Dr. Maxim MASKIN†- comments on respiratory problems from the pollution.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Maceda, Jim
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.