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Construction of waste processing plant in Kazan to start in late 2017

Building of a waste processing plant in the capital city of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, will be launched as early as late 2017,…

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Vague Russian promises on slashing pollution continue to frustrate Norway

  More than two decades of successful environmental cooperation between Norway and Russia, especially on coping with the Cold War nuclear legacy, still hasn’t reduced…

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Nuclear waste removal starts in Andreeva Bay

Earlier this week, the first seven of totally 22,000 spent nuclear fuel elements that are stored in some dilapidated concrete tanks were taken out. The…

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Taking on a Radioactive Issue in the Arctic

From collisions between nuclear-powered submarines to worries about Russia’s floating power plants, Arctic nations have many reasons to make a formal agreement to protect against…

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Russian company fined for building roads from construction waste

The Ecology and Nature Management Ministry of the Moscow region, Russia, has brought to administrative responsibility a company, which was building a road from Tuchkovo…

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Taking on a radioactive issue in the Arctic

Arctic nations, to their credit, have succeeded in working together to strike formal cooperative agreements for such things as oil spill management and maritime search…

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International projects solve problem of nuclear waste in Russian Polar area

The projects to organize storages of nuclear waste in the Murmansk region, in which jointly with Russia participate simultaneously several European countries, help in solving…

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Ecologists oppose construction of oil terminal in northern Krasnoyarsk region

Both ecologists and representatives of the low-numbered indigenous peoples speak agasint this construction. Specialists also say the project will affect the fish resources, the animals…

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