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Polar Bears climbed Statoil rig demanding to stop Arctic oil rush

Feature story | 10 April, 2013 at 11:21

Early this morning two Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears climbed the oil drilling rig West Hercules at an upgrading facility in Ølen, Rogaland in Western Norway. The curious polar bears began inspecting the rig which is due to leave...

Greenpeace refers to Baltic Sea Forum

Feature story | 8 April, 2013 at 17:27

The Conference of the Heads of the Baltic Sea states on environmental protection (Baltic Sea Forum) will take place in St. Petersburg on the 5-6 of April. The forum opening almost coincided with the launching of the project on pipeline...

Polar bear in Saint Petersburg called on Norway to leave Russian Arctic

Feature story | 5 April, 2013 at 0:40

The famous Polar Bear who reached the Kremlin on an ice floe on 1 April has now arrived to Saint Petersburg to address the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg with a plea for help.

A polar bear reached the Kremlin today with the message: Arctic not for sale!

Feature story | 1 April, 2013 at 14:59 1 comment

This morning at 10 a.m. Moscowites had a chance to see quite an unusual picture. A lonely polar bear was drifting along the Moskva river on an ice floe. With his four paws and one paddle he managed to get from the Arctic to the Kremlin Wall.

Russia fails to fulfill Zero Waste commitments for the Sochi Olympics

Feature story | 21 March, 2013 at 14:29

Greenpeace Russia has sent a statement to the International Olympic Committee on Russia's non-compliance with the Zero Waste requirements. Russia committed to Zero Waste principles in the Sochi Bid Book.

Construction of Nord Stream pipeline threatens a unique natural site

Feature story | 14 February, 2013 at 13:48

The new phase of the construction of the gas pipeline "Nord Stream" can destroy the "Kurgalsky" reserve, which is a natural territory under international protection. In this regard, Greenpeace has addressed to the major foreign shareholders of...

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.

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