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Cooperation between Russia, Mongolia and China to save Lake Baikal

Feature story | 14 May, 2015 at 15:11

The Biodiversity Conservation Center (BCC) sent an urgent open letter to all prospective investors of the Shuren Hydro Plant in Mongolia, a project that seriously threatens Lake Baikal and the Selenga River, and will fail to get Mongolia the...

The Threat to Baikal Rises from Mongolia

Feature story | 13 February, 2015 at 17:09 1 comment

Today, people living in the basin of the Selenga river in Russia and Mongolia, together with a number of environmental NGOs, filed a petition at the World Bank Inspection Panel demanding that the feasibility studies of dangerous hydro-electric...

Gazprom’s Arctic rig had a narrow escape from the storm

Feature story | 21 November, 2014 at 13:01

Gazprom’s drilling rig GSP Saturn that was damaged in an Arctic storm returned to the port of Murmansk on November 19th. It had been stuck in the storm in the Pechora Sea for a week.

Gazprom’s Arctic rig stuck in storm

Feature story | 14 November, 2014 at 18:02 1 comment

The towing of Gazprom’s Arctic platform GSP Saturn, that was damaged in a storm on November 7, was interrupted due to severe weather. It is not clear when the platform will arrive in Murmansk and if the situation is safe.

Accident on Gazprom Neft drilling platform GSP Saturn in Arctic waters

Feature story | 12 November, 2014 at 14:37

According to several media reports, the Gazprom-Neft commissioned drilling rig GSP Saturn was damaged during a violent storm while being towed to Murmansk on Saturday November 8.

The absent Russians at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Feature story | 23 September, 2014 at 13:37 2 comments

The UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples started in New York, but several delegates that had a lot to tell were absent. Five Russian participants were held up by police and federal security agents and forcefully prevented from taking their...

Gazprom’s Arctic achievements: a million barrels of oil produced, even more spilled

Feature story | 15 September, 2014 at 16:59 4 comments

Gazprom proceeds with its hazardous rush for offshore Arctic oil while failing to comply with Russian safety and environmental regulations, meanwhile its onland oil production remains a disaster for nature.

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