Protests in the Russian city of Orsk after floods due to a dam collapse

Tens of thousands of homes were flooded. The governor of the Orenburg region, Denis Basler, promised to pay compensation of 10,000 rubles per month (about 100 euros) for six months to people who had to leave their homes due to the flood.

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Protests in the Russian city of Orsk After a dam collapse and floods Orenburg region, adjacent to the border with Kazakhstan.

Hundreds of evacuees from flooded areas gathered in front of the administrative building in Orsk to ask for help due to the loss of their homes, according to TASS.

The governor of the Orenburg region, Denis Basler, promised to pay compensation 10,000 rubles per month (about 100 euros) for six months For people who had to leave their homes due to floods.

This type of The protest is unusual in RussiaThe authorities systematically suppress any form of dissent.

About 10,000 homes were flooded due to the overflowing Ural River

On Monday, the mayor of Orenburg, Sergei Salmin, urged all residents of the area affected by the floods to evacuate their homes, and warned that water levels would continue to rise.

Floods caused by rising water levels in the Ural River forced more… 4,000 people, including 885 children, to evacuate their homes The regional government explained on Sunday in the Orenburg region.

About 10,000 homes have been flooded, including about 7,000 in Orsk, in the region and water levels continue to rise.

The Russian government announced on Sunday Federal emergency State media reported that the situation in areas affected by the floods in Orenburg, and that preparations are underway for possible flooding in three other areas.

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