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African Swine Fever

Pigs started to die on one of the private pig farms of the Krylovskiy Rayon of the Krasnodarskiy Krai, the analyses of the pathological material taken from dead animals showed the presence of African swine fever virus.


Feb 16, 2010

A case of African swine fever has been detected in one of the backyards in the village of Komarovo, the Mozdokskiy Rayon, the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania.


Jan 18, 2010

African swine fever virus was detected during tests carried out on pathological material, collected from boars, that had died in the Stow Shirokoe in the territory of the FGI “the Russian Federation National Wildlife Sanctuary” in Sochi. Now boars are being killed, 249 pigs have been killed on backyards in the territory of the wildlife sanctuary.


Dec 10, 2009

The situation connected with fulfillment of state measures on control of spread of the African swine fever in the territory of Russia has been discussed today during the Session of the Intergovernmental Commission that was chaired by Elena Skrynnik, Minister of Agriculture, and was held in the EMERCOM National Crisis Management Centre.


Dec 2, 2009

Statements with reference to the FAO experts about the fact that African swine fever (ASF) entered the Kaliningradskaya Oblast and thus reached the EC boarders have appeared in press.


Oct 25, 2009

Due to the information announced by the UN news service about concern of the FAO regarding outbreaks of African swine fever in Russia, the Rosselkhoznadzor declares that the information about the outbreak in Baltiysk is false and incorrect. African swine fever has never been detected in Baltiysk or in the territory of the Kaliningradskaya Oblast, where it is situated.


Oct 23, 2009