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Greenpeace Russia report "Oil Pollution in Russia: Problems and Possible Solutions"

Publication | 6 August, 2014 at 17:28

"Oil Pollution in Russia: Problems and Possible Solutions" co-produced by Greenpeace-Russia and "Save the Pechora" Committee

How the oil industry steals our past and our future

Feature story | 14 June, 2013 at 14:19

Oil enterprises came to Western Siberia less than 50 years ago but they feel they are the only masters of the land. The native inhabitants of the taiga (Russian Boreal forest), the Khanty people, that have been living here for centuries and gave...

“If the oil men leave us in peace, we’ll always be able support ourselves.”

Feature story | 4 September, 2013 at 19:31 4 comments

For centuries Siberia was a land of wild forest, rivers teeming with fish, a home to wild animals and Indigenous cultures alike. But some companies in Russia are ready to sacrifice all of these priceless natural resources for just one – oil.

Indigenous Komi people decide to kick Lukoil out of their lands

Feature story | 3 April, 2014 at 14:22 2 comments

Residents from 13 different villages in the Izhma district of the Komi region gathered at a public meeting to discuss recent environmental problems caused by Lukoil, the primary oil company operating in this subarctic area. The result of the...

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...

Russian oil is leaking through gaps in legislation

Feature story | 21 August, 2014 at 22:56

Environmental authorities in the Komi region upheld Greenpeace Russia’s proposals on how to amend the gaps in regulations that let the oil pour from old, rusty pipelines. They plan to forward them to the provincial parliament and then to the...

If it wasn’t for us, the oil companies would be totally out of control

Feature story | 26 August, 2014 at 15:43

Come and spend two weeks traveling the oil fields of the Komi Republic and you can see two hundred different places contaminated in one way or another by the oil industry: rivers, swamps, forests, and green fields.

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