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Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill Goes into Liquidation

Feature story | 18 September, 2013 at 13:41

The management of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill (BPPM) начало увольнение сотрудниковhas started laying off its employees. Alexander Ivanov, the competitive manager of the enterprise, reported that right now the procedure of documents signing...

Is Gazprom Neft preparing to drill in the Russian Arctic without an environmental review?

Feature story | 16 September, 2013 at 14:48 1 comment

Gazprom Neft is lacking vital permissions for offshore Arctic drilling at its Dolginskoye field planned for this year, which could make drilling there illegal.

“If the oil men leave us in peace, we’ll always be able support ourselves.”

Feature story | 4 September, 2013 at 19:31 4 comments

For centuries Siberia was a land of wild forest, rivers teeming with fish, a home to wild animals and Indigenous cultures alike. But some companies in Russia are ready to sacrifice all of these priceless natural resources for just one – oil.

Never give up!

Feature story | 2 September, 2013 at 13:02

Greenpeace got the official document – the decision of the Supreme Court that supported the Greenpeace suit about illegality of the gold mining inside the “Virgin Komi Forests” UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Austrian company seems to ignore a law in Bashkortostan

Feature story | 26 August, 2013 at 13:26

Greenpeace experts note exacerbation of confrontation between the locals and Austrian company "Kronospan" in Ufa.

Greenpeace ship confronts oil exploration vessel in the Russian Arctic

Feature story | 13 August, 2013 at 13:49

The Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise is confronting a seismic vessel in the Barents Sea north of Russia, protesting the Russian oil giant Rosneft as it prepares to drill for oil in the fragile Arctic.

Greenpeace examined the Moskva River

Feature story | 27 June, 2013 at 19:50

Last week, Greenpeace Water Patrol was working on the rivers of Moscow. During 5 days Greenpeace boats with experts on board sailed down the Moskva River and Yauza River and examined wastewaters discharged by enterprises. The results of analysis...

Disastrous oil spill in Komi region could have been avoided

Feature story | 20 June, 2013 at 13:45

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev supported on Tuesday Greenpeace’s idea to introduce criminal punishment for concealing oil spills.

Politicking and World Heritage

Feature story | 20 June, 2013 at 10:55

Due to the observations of Greenpeace representative the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee has been turned into the “political show” that does not allow to discuss constructively the problems of the UNESCO World Heritage properties’...

Greenpeace launched Water Patrol on the Moskva River

Feature story | 17 June, 2013 at 13:00

Today Greenpeace has launched the Water Patrol on the rivers of the capital. During one week, Greenpeace boats will be plying along the Moskva River and its tributaries and examine wastewater discharged by industrial enterprises. The results of...

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