This message was sent by our campaigner Dima Litvinov who is on-board the Arctic Sunrise in the Pechora Sea…
"Root out the black shame from your heart, calmly and indifferently, I covered my ears with my hands" A. Akhamtova
Anna Akhamtova is a famous Russian poet, and the name of the ship we were stopping today.
After a rather quiet and calm weekend we decided to pay Gazprom another visit again this morning.
Here is a quick drawing of how the platform is organized in its day-to-day life: half of the work force does not sleep on board. They live on a chartered passenger ship, the Anna Akhmatova, which is anchored near the Prirazlomnaya. Every morning at around 5AM this ship heaves anchor and backs up to the platform, where its tied up by mooring lines. A sleepy mass of morning-g... Read more >