MEDIA ON A NATIONAL DAY OF ECOPROTECT
"Novaya GAZETA" reports: "the all-Russian day of ecoprotect shares held in 41 cities of Russia.
In Mikuni, Ukhta and Syktyvkar (Komi Republic), Velsk, Koryazhma, Elias-Podrskom and several other points in the Arkhangelsk region held mass pickets. Also the picket will be held in Kirov, Tambov, Irkutsk, Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk. In Moscow the activists refused in the coordination of mass actions, so Klin, Zelenograd, Solnechnogorsk, Naro-Fominsk people took to the pickets.
In the Chelyabinsk ecological action was attended by about 100 people. The rally was attended by activists of the "Yabloko" party, the movement "Stop mining" and "Chelyabinsk, breathe!".
Speakers talked about the problem of cutting down trees in the city, the fate of the Chelyabinsk city forest, the ongoing construction of the Tominsk GOK, resulting in Chelyabinsk risks losing the only source of water supply.
March 15, activists declared a national day of ecoprotect. They Express solidarity with the defenders of Chiesa (Arkhangelsk oblast), where the authorities are lobbying for the construction of Europe's largest landfill, also in many actions declared local environmental agenda.
Recall Chiese conflict between locals on the one hand, business and security forces on the other has continued for more than a year and a half. During this time, dozens of activists were beaten, detained and fined, they faced several criminal cases, one of the protesters, Andrey Khristoforov was forced to emigrate"