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Investing into the Russian Northern Caucasus Resorts? A no go for your reputation!

Feature story | 28 January, 2013 at 19:43

This year's World Economic Forum in Davos, which closed its doors yesterday, put a spotlight on Russia. While prime minister Dimitry Medvedev played up his country as a safe bet for investors, a new WEF report raised big concerns about Russia's...

Gazprom Neft takes risks in the Arctic

Feature story | 17 December, 2012 at 14:53

Gazprom neft is preparing to launch exploratory drilling at its second oil field on the Arctic shelf – Dolginsky, while the problems of Prirazlomnoye field remain unsolved. WWF and Greenpeace have published a research on the risks of oil...

The law is not written for the ministry?

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 15:21

The recent actions of the Ministry of Natural Resources suggest that this authority is either deliberately ignoring the law, or is not able to execute it.

Greenpeace and Bankwatch action in Kiev: EBRD against nuclear safety?

Feature story | 7 December, 2012 at 14:34 1 comment

Today 22 activists from Greenpeace and Bankwatch Network held an action against EBRD plans to fund Ukraine’s nuclear energy development.

How Russia "saves" World Natural Heritage properties

Feature story | 16 November, 2012 at 22:05

Today many people all over the globe celebrate 40th anniversary of the UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. As for today, Russia possesses ten objects recognized as World Natural Heritage...

Gazprom: Dreams That Never Come True

Feature story | 21 September, 2012 at 14:53

Just a couple weeks ago the Russian company “Gazprom” was proving to everybody, and itself, too, it seems, that pumping oil at its “Prirazlomnaya” oil rig in the Pechora Sea was safe. Now, however, the oil and gas giant has to admit the rig's...

"Nord stream" can destroy a wildlife preserve "Kurgalsky"

Feature story | 20 September, 2012 at 19:35

As of today the Nord Stream AG., in which OAO Gazprom holds a 51% stake, is planning to build a new pipeline via The Baltic Sea to the West.

Prirazlomnaya oil spill would threaten Russian Arctic with irreparable disaster: study

Feature story | 14 August, 2012 at 13:30

The harsh conditions of the Pechora Sea coupled with an inadequate— and expired— oil spill response plan mean that Gazprom, the Russian energy giant and operator of the huge Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya would not be able to properly respond...

Civil Society stands up for the protection and preservation of UNESCO World Heritage...

Feature story | 2 July, 2012 at 14:45

For the first time in 40 years, civil society representatives gathered in an independent NGO forum on the protection of World Heritage sites organized by Greenpeace Russia and other Russian NGOs. This forum took place prior to the currently...

Greenpeace calls on UNESCO to protect World Heritage from Russian bureaucrats

Feature story | 26 June, 2012 at 15:35

A Greenpeace activist appeared in a one-person demonstration in front of the Tavrichesky Palace in Saint Petersburg, the venue of the 36th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. “UNESCO! Save Natural Heritage from Russian Bureaucrats”...

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