Russia's far east hit by worst floods

Government promises to build new barriers as flood waters reach highest levels in 120 years.

    The Russian government has promised to build new barriers to protect its far eastern region from floods.

    The area has been hit by waters reaching highest levels in 120 years.

    Al Jazeera’s Peter Sharp reports from the city of Khabarovsk.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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