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A toxic river runs through it

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 16:10

Russian waters are being poisoned by hazardous substances that sometimes exceed hundreds of times the safe limit as set by authorities. This was the finding of an historic ship tour as the Greenpeace flag sailed into Moscow for the very first...

Philips back in the red

Feature story | October 16, 2008 at 0:00

Philips Electronics has long been in the red with a big fat zero on tackling e-waste in our Guide to Greener Electronics. Meanwhile, in Moscow’s Red Square, it is celebrating 110 years in Russia with its annual 'Sense and Simplicity' event. We...

Conflict over Khimki Forest continues

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | May 17, 2011 2 comments

Elena Kostuchenko is a journalist for Russian paper Novaya Gazeta who has been covering the struggle to save Khimki Forest, she speaks here about the social conflict and involvement of French company Vinci. The situation in the ...

French construction firm Vinci involved in scandalous destruction of Russian forest

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | May 2, 2011 25 comments

A Greenpeace Russia activist surveys the damage to the protected Khimki Forest. Image: Vadim Kantor Protected Russian forest is being destroyed in order to build a new toll highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The campaign...

Mikhail Kreindlin fights fires in Russia

Image | July 16, 2010 at 14:30

Mikhail Kreindlin, Greenpeace Russia campaigner, extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher.

Forest Fires in Russia

Image | July 12, 2010 at 15:00

Strong fires in the forest of Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Volunteer Valentin fights fires in Russia

Image | July 12, 2010 at 15:00

Valentin, a Greenpeace volunteer extinguishes the fire with a hose. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Volunteer Maria fights fires in Russia

Image | July 19, 2010 at 15:00

Maria, a Greenpeace volunteer extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Burned Forest near Moscow, Russia

Image | July 19, 2010 at 15:00

Dead forest in the Moscow region, nearly 120 km from the city. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Forest Fires in Russia 2

Image | July 19, 2010 at 15:30

Fire in the forests of Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

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