The level of Amur river
, which serves as a natural border with China where it is known as the Heilongjiang river, has already risen to 805 centimetres (26 feet) around Khabarovsk, a city of 600,000, said Yury Varakin, head of the situation centre at Russian state weather service Rosgidromet.
Over 40,000 people in the Far East are currently involved in relief and rescue operations in the Amur Region, the Khabarovsk Territory and the Jewish Autonomous Region following heavy rains that caused the Amur River
to burst its banks, RIA Novosti reported.
Heavy rains pounding Khabarovsk, a Far Eastern city located near the Chinese border, since July have swelled the local Amur River
to levels unseen since the 19th century, damaging property, infrastructure and crops and displacing tens of thousands.
Tens of thousands of emergency services workers and civilians were battling to keep the rising Amur River
on the border with China at bay, DPA reported.
They are now found only in isolated populations around the Amur River
valley in the far east of Russia and on China's north-east border.
Imam Sahib and some areas of Qala-i-Zal districts are located along Amur River
and every year when the water level rises, it causes colossal damage to nearby homes and farmlands.
00pm) The actor visits eastern Russia, where he meets Nanai people, who fish for northern pike in the Amur river
Although Khabarovsk is known as the Nice of the east because it shares the same latitude as the French city, Robson discovers it has very little else in common with the Mediterranean resort as ice flows down the Amur river
Also Monday, Medvedev and Hu announced completion of construction of a Russia-China oil pipeline, which stretches from Russia's Skovorodino to China's Daqing through Mohe on the two countries' Amur River
Nowhere is this more evident than along the Amur River
, which forms a 1,755-mile-long border with China and is the largest free-flowing fiver in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Later-maturing or "autumn" chum salmon generally return to spawn from September through November in streams in Japan, the southern Kuril Islands, the west coast of Sahkalin Island, and the Amur River
Relations with its former ally, the Soviet Union, were so bad that their respective armies were exchanging deadly gunfire along the Amur River
frontier and leaders on both sides talked of the inevitability of war.
The Amur River
is one of the longest free-flowing rivers in the world, extending some 4,400 kilometers (2,700 miles) from the mountains of Mongolia to the Sea of Okhotsk (Figure 1).
When a friend and I first hatched a plan to paddle Siberia's Amur River
from source to sea, little did I know that one of the biggest challenges I was going to have to face would be getting in and out of my Kayak every morning Our spray decks--the thick skirts of neoprene worn around the waist and stretched over a kayak's cockpit to keep water out--had arrived the day before we left the UK.
3, officials administering the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), announced that the treaty will from now on prohibit international commerce in all sturgeon from the Caspian Sea basin, the Black Sea--lower Danube River basin, and the Amur River
basin of Russia and China.