Fires are burning all across Russia this May, and the southeast is no exception. This Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from May 9, 2002, shows dozens of fires and associated smoke. In this cut out of the full scene, fires are located predominantly along the banks of the Amur River (center).
Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of this scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapidfire site.