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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.

Utrish defenders appealed to the Strasbourg court

Feature story | 1 October, 2010 at 16:02

Greenpeace Russia has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the unlawful decisions of the city of Anapa and Krasnodar regional court.

Khimki Forest: President’s Instruction May Be a Trick

Feature story | 24 September, 2010 at 15:49

On August 26, 2010 The President of Russia has instructed the Government to halt the implementation of the orders to build the toll highway section via the Khimki Forest and to hold additional public and expert discussions.

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