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Greenpeace proposes to Valentina Matvienko to swim in the Neva River in 2012

Feature story | 24 January, 2011 at 20:25

On the 14th of January at the opening ceremony of the main city`s sewer the Governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko announced that in 2012 the water in the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland will be so clean that it will be possible to...

Greenpeace warns that U.S. Russia Nuclear Cooperation Agreement opens way for nuclear...

Feature story | 7 December, 2010 at 17:16

The arrival in Russia of a senior U.S. official is linked to Russian government plans to import nuclear waste for disposal and possible reprocessing in Siberia, warned today. Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, Daniel Poneman,...

Slavyanka river is being polluted

Feature story | 29 November, 2010 at 17:11

November 25, 2010, St. Petersburg: Greenpeace has obtained results of sample tests taken from the sewer of the Slayanka river in September. Wastewater tests have confirmed that despite all the inspections and all strong promises made by the...

Russia does not need foreign radioactive waste

Feature story | 23 November, 2010 at 17:06

November 15, 2010. Moscow – Chelyabinsk - Saint-Petersburg – Murmansk. Today Russian environmental NGOs made an official appeal to the General Chancellor of Germany, President of Russian Federation, and IAEA Director with a claim do not permit...

President doesn’t rule the builders

Feature story | 15 November, 2010 at 17:03

On November, 2nd, the members of the Khimki forest protection movement and Greenpeace Russia checked up the locals information that the building of the road Moscow – St.Petersburg, which was stopped by president, still continue.

Baikal, Utrish, Khimki woods - The nature of Russia is under the threat

Feature story | 31 October, 2010 at 16:55

A public meeting devoted to the most significant social and environmental problems of modern Russia was held in Moscow on October 22. The meeting gathered around 400 participants, who demanded the recognition of the preservation of a natural...

One month not enough for the Public Chamber

Feature story | 28 October, 2010 at 16:48

October 13, 2010 the representatives of the coalition “Za lesa Podmoskovya” (For forests of Moscow Region) held press-conference in Interfax.

Hungary catastrophe can repeat in Russia

Feature story | 25 October, 2010 at 16:40

In Russia there are about 26 thousand hydraulic structures only 30% of which are considered safe and more than 10% - abandoned.

Greenpeace: red sludge contains high concentrations of arsenic and mercury

Feature story | 18 October, 2010 at 16:33

Representatives of Greenpeace at the press- conference in Hungary stated that the red sludge, which flooded some cities in Hungary, contains unusually high concentrations of toxicants. The red sludge samples taken by Greenpeace on Tuesday showed...

Why is the road construction through the Khimki Forest still going on?

Feature story | 11 October, 2010 at 16:09

Against President's decision, construction of the road by the plan including destruction of the Khimki Forest, is going on. And defenders of the Khimki Forest are detained by militia again.

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