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Let's protect the fragile Arctic!

Action | 14 September, 2011 at 16:00

Off-shore oil mining, especially in the severe Arctic conditions, dramatically increases the risk of oil spills. Catastrophes at oil drilling platforms and tankers, which occurred in the recent decades, have already inflicted unrecoverable damage...

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Off-shore oil mining, especially in the severe Arctic conditions, dramatically increases the risk of oil spills. Catastrophes at oil drilling platforms and tankers, which occurred in the recent decades, have already inflicted unrecoverable damage on the environment. We ask you to fill in the form and sign the Petition to Vladimir Putin.

Save the Arctic

Hub | 30 April, 2014 at 17:43

Welcome to the Arctic Campaign at Greenpeace Russia! Through this campaign, we hope to protect the Arctic regions from environmental degradation. Formally shared between Norway, Russia, U.S., Canada, and Greenland, this fragile region is...

Activists scale ExxonMobil rig on 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez

Feature story | 24 March, 2014 at 15:34

Ølen, Norway 24 March 2014, – Today, on the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, Greenpeace climbers scaled an ExxonMobil rig destined to drill in the Russian Arctic. The activists are calling for a ban on offshore oil...

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

Feature story | 14 August, 2012 at 12:30 2 comments

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...

Daily routine of oil giant Rosneft: oil drilling=oil spilling

Feature story | 13 June, 2013 at 19:25

We are near a town called Pyt’-Yah, in the Khanty-Mansi region of Western Siberia, which sits in the middle of the oil fields of Rosneft, measured by oil reserves Rosneft is the largest public oil company in the world.

Polar Bear Mourns over his сubs near Norway’s Embassy in Moscow

Feature story | 17 May, 2013 at 15:10

Today about 13.00 a polar bear came to the Embassy of Norway in Moscow to call on Norway to stop Statoil's planned oil drilling activities in ice-covered Arctic, and in particular cancel it's dangerous cooperation with Rosneft.

Greenpeace ship confronts oil exploration vessel in the Russian Arctic

Feature story | 13 August, 2013 at 12:49

The Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise is confronting a seismic vessel in the Barents Sea north of Russia, protesting the Russian oil giant Rosneft as it prepares to drill for oil in the fragile Arctic.

Gazprom’s Arctic rig stuck in storm

Feature story | 14 November, 2014 at 17:02 1 comment

The towing of Gazprom’s Arctic platform GSP Saturn, that was damaged in a storm on November 7, was interrupted due to severe weather. It is not clear when the platform will arrive in Murmansk and if the situation is safe.

Gazprom, Rosneft and other Russian oil majors to extract hydrocarbons inside...

Feature story | 25 March, 2014 at 16:59

Using GIS technology Greenpeace Russia has revealed that the Russian Federal Agency on Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) has systematically issued licenses for oil and gas exploration and production overlapping with federally protected areas - in direct...

Accident on Gazprom Neft drilling platform GSP Saturn in Arctic waters

Feature story | 12 November, 2014 at 13:37

According to several media reports, the Gazprom-Neft commissioned drilling rig GSP Saturn was damaged during a violent storm while being towed to Murmansk on Saturday November 8.

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