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"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...

Prirazlomnaya oil spill would threaten Russian Arctic with irreparable disaster: study

Feature story | 14 August, 2012 at 13:30

The harsh conditions of the Pechora Sea coupled with an inadequate— and expired— oil spill response plan mean that Gazprom, the Russian energy giant and operator of the huge Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya would not be able to properly respond...

Civil Society stands up for the protection and preservation of UNESCO World Heritage...

Feature story | 2 July, 2012 at 14:45

For the first time in 40 years, civil society representatives gathered in an independent NGO forum on the protection of World Heritage sites organized by Greenpeace Russia and other Russian NGOs. This forum took place prior to the currently...

Greenpeace calls on UNESCO to protect World Heritage from Russian bureaucrats

Feature story | 26 June, 2012 at 15:35

A Greenpeace activist appeared in a one-person demonstration in front of the Tavrichesky Palace in Saint Petersburg, the venue of the 36th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. “UNESCO! Save Natural Heritage from Russian Bureaucrats”...

Arctic oil investment: dangerous, reckless and wrong

Feature story | 18 April, 2012 at 16:36

Whilst international investors and oil industry representatives have been meeting today in Moscow to hatch plans to drill for oil in the Russian Arctic, Greenpeace Russia activists peacefully occupied the entrance to the conference to ensure that...

Greenpeace urges investors: “Do not invest into the destruction of the Arctic!”

Feature story | 17 April, 2012 at 13:44

April 17, 2012, Moscow – Today Greenpeace Russia activists hold a non-violent direct action at the premises of the Renaissance Monarch Hotel in Moscow during the opening of the 2nd Annual conference “Russian Arctic Oil and Gas” there. While oil...

Russian Arctic Offshore Hydrocarbon Exploration: Investment Risks

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 0:46

In their “Russian Arctic Off-shore Hydrocarbon: Investments Risks” report Greenpeace-Russia’s experts analyzed Russia’s current oil production practices, their environmental impacts as well as technologies and operational approaches Russian oil...

Greenpeace Russia Warns Investors: Caveat Emptor

Feature story | 16 April, 2012 at 14:55

Moscow, 16th April 2012. – Greenpeace Russia today released the report exposing the environmental, social and economical risks of the Russian Arctic offshore projects. The study is published on the eve of the 2nd Annual Conference «Russian Arctic...

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