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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...

The brochure about main threats for the UNESCO World Natural Heritage properties

Publication | 11 October, 2012 at 14:42

The third corrected and complemented edition of the brochure written by Mikhail Kreindlin, Protected Areas Campaign Coordinator and Andrey Petrov, World Heritage Campaign Coordinator, describes the main threats for the UNESCO World Natural...

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.

Joint statement addressed to the government of the Russian Federation

Publication | 20 August, 2012 at 15:24

We, the representatives of the Indigenous Peoples of the North, the participants of the international conference “Arctic Oil: Exploring the Impacts on Indigenous Communities”, held August 14-16, 2012, in Usinsk, Russia, declare that the economic...

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