Russia battles major floods in far east

Soldiers, rescue teams and volunteers are building temporary barriers to protect the city of Khabarovsk.

    Russian soldiers, rescue teams and volunteers are building temporary barriers to protect the city of Khabarovsk from floods.

    Waters have already reached record levels and they are expected to rise further in the coming days.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Khabarovsk in Russia's far east.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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