September 3, 2013
The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) reported a new outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Alexander's district of Vladimir region, which lies to the east of Moscow.
Six dead boars, killed by ASF, were found in a fenced enclosure in a hunting forest.
The exact date of infection has not been established. However, the corpses suggest that infection occurred in late July and early August.
On-site detection of corpses has been carried out to prevent the spread of the virus.