OREANDA-NEWS The photos from satellites show dozens of fires and smoke stretching to Russia's southern borders.

The Planet Research Center has published on its website images from space of forest fires in Siberia. The main fires are located in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Irkutsk Region and Yakutia.

Pictures are published once a day from July 27.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fires covered almost 3 million hectares of taiga, 500 fires were recorded.