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Ufa citizens still opposing Austrian formaldehyde and the local authorities

Feature story | 7 November, 2013 at 12:55

It’s been almost 3 months that the Ufa citizens has been standing against the Austrian company Kronospan and its plans of starting a timber factory in the close proximity to a housing settlement. The public hearings held last week, with a number...

Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill Goes into Liquidation

Feature story | 18 September, 2013 at 12:41

The management of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill (BPPM) has started laying off its employees. Alexander Ivanov, the competitive manager of the enterprise, reported that right now the procedure of documents signing about layoffs due to the...

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

Feature story | 16 September, 2013 at 13:48 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 18:31 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 12:02

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 12:26

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 12:49

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 Russia condoles with relatives of dead fire-fighters

Feature story | 3 July, 2013 at 11:24

June, 30, 19 firemen killed by fire in Yarnell Hill, Arizona, USA.

Greenpeace examined the Moskva River

Feature story | 27 June, 2013 at 18:50

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...

Greenpeace and inhabitants of Russian nuclear regions picketing IAEA Conference in...

Feature story | 26 June, 2013 at 19:08

Inhabitants of Russian nuclear regions met delegates from International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) and Nuclear energy state corporation Rosatom that arrived at the conference "Nuclear power in the 21st century” in Saint Petersburg with a...

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