Author Archives: Yulia Genin

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environmentalist

To the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics anniversary

It is Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games anniversary. What is the legacy of this global event? Medals, outstanding achievement of a human body? Yes, but the rest of this legacy is environmental degradation of the unique natural areas and imprisonment … Continue reading

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Russian authorities to close out Environmental Watch on North Caucasus

Russian government is on its way to illegally shut down Environmental Watch on North Caucasus for their environmental activism. This NGO constantly reveals environmental violations often connected to political figures, e.g. Putin. EWNC is also fighting for compliance with the … Continue reading

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To the question of cracked environmental pillar of Olympic Movement, oppression of Environmental Watch on North Caucasus by Russian authorities and importance of this environmental NGO in protection of our global environment

There is no doubt that Russian authorities are about to close out (liquidate) EWNC for its environmental activism including for their work regarding revealing environmental violations taken place in preparation to Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. During one of the ‘inspections’, … Continue reading

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Imeretinskaya Lowland is another environmental crime in preparation to Sochi 2014

Imeretinskaya Lowland Reference Imeretinskaya lowland is situated between rivers Psou and Mzymta. The uniqueness of this area was recognized as long ago as 1911, during the Tzar Government. Back then, Imeretinskaya lowland was granted a legal status of specially protected … Continue reading

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PROTECTION OF WESTERN CAUCASUS PROPERTY A CONCERN AT 37 WHC UNESCO SESSION

Russian authorities hope ‘to settle the problem of Lagonaki’ in order to construct a ski resort there, and civil society strives for inclusion UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Western Caucasus’ in the List of World Heritage in Danger  Today, the 37th … Continue reading

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Suren Gazaryan gets alysum in Estonia

  http://www.rferl.org/content/russia-activist–gazaryan-gazarian-estonia-asylum/25015788.html

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Police was looking for weapons and ammunition at Vladimir Kimaev’s residences

On May 28, 2013 police officers of the city of Sochi conducted two searches in the apartment and countryside residence of Vladimir Kimaev, the member of the Council of Environmental Watch on North Caucasus. Both searches were taken place in … Continue reading

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