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A moment of clarity

Feature story | 19 August, 2014 at 12:54

I know why I am here. I know for what reason I am doing this. And I thought I am prepared for everything. But then came this moment when I saw a dead bird covered in oil that made everything around me stop for a second. At the same time it was a...

Oil Spill Patrol Discovered 125 Oil Spills in Komi in a week

Feature story | 18 August, 2014 at 12:36

During the first week of its work, the Greenpeace Russia Oil Spill Patrol has discovered 125 unreclaimed oil spills in the Usinsk Region of Komi Republic, and a volunteer team recovering one of the oil spills has collected over 50 tons of spilled...

I’m witnessing the true cost of oil

Feature story | 15 August, 2014 at 11:11 1 comment

If you are among those who are in doubt about climate impacts and the issue seems too abstract to you , you should see an oil extraction area such as Komi in North Russia.

The oil spill patrol in the North Russia has begun

Feature story | 10 August, 2014 at 23:50 1 comment

For the next two weeks an international team of Greenpeace volunteers will be scouting for oil leaks and cleaning up a contaminated area in the Subarctic Russia. They are there to draw public attention to the loopholes in Russian legislation...

Rosneft and Exxon start the drilling on Russia's northernmost well

Feature story | 9 August, 2014 at 9:48 1 comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin will launch exploration drilling in the Arctic Kara Sea on August 9, the Kremlin’s press desk said.

How the peaceful protest at Prirazlomnaya made positive change in Russia

Feature story | 1 August, 2014 at 15:18

The dramatic Greenpeace International action at Prirazlomnaya in September 2013 is mostly infamous for causing a lot of problems for the 30 activists and the ship the Arctic Sunrise. But what media doesn’t report and people don’t know about this...

Russian deputies making fun of environmental standards

Feature story | 23 June, 2014 at 16:21

Russia is famous for its wonderful nature, rich natural resources… And for low environmental standards that more and more often fail to protect this nature from aggressive rush for these resources.

Greenpeace reported to Committee about destruction of tropical World Natural Heritage

Feature story | 19 June, 2014 at 12:27

Greenpeace presented report devoted to the state of conservation of tropical World Natural Heritage properties during last 4 years on the current session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

Oil spill response plan for Prirazlomnaya fails to comply with Russian law

Feature story | 18 April, 2014 at 19:38

On the day of shipment of the first Arctic oil from Prirazlomnaya Greenpeace Russia addressed Russian General Prosecutor Office with an official letter claiming that the company’s oil spill response plan does not comply with several requirements...

Did Gazprom launch operations at Prirazlomnaya illegally?

Feature story | 14 April, 2014 at 18:04

Greenpeace Russia has supplied four letters to the Russian Federation's General Prosecutors Office asking to check if the launch of oil production at the Prirazlomnaya rig was legal. The company has violated several requirements of Federal law in...

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