Environment

4 June 2012
Baku Frees Youth Activist, Putin Embraces Lukashenka

Plus, Serbia’s new president denies that Srebrenica was genocide and Russian tourists get a warm welcome in Georgia.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
 
1 June 2012
Drawing the Line Premium

TOL Special Report: With Greenpeace's help, citizen activists are fighting construction of a metro line under Moscow's second-largest natural reserve.

By Alexander Tretyakov
 
30 May 2012
Black Sea Protest Could Mean Jail for Activists

TOL  Special Report: A case in Russia’s vacationland shows what happens when elite interests collide with environmental regulations.

By Karena Avedissian
 
25 May 2012
The New Siege of St. Petersburg

TOL Special Report: Protesting residents say overdevelopment of Russia's second city is destroying parks and greenery at a rate unseen since World War II.

By Galina Stolyarova
 
24 May 2012
Putin Backs Huge Fines for Protesters, Czech Teenager Made Up Roma Attack Premium

Plus, Bosnia’s Brcko striking out on its own and mass antelope deaths mystify Kazakhstan. 

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
24 May 2012
Nuclear-Strength Kola

TOL Special Report: In Russia’s northwest, a scrappy bunch of young environmentalists faces off against a powerful nuclear lobby. 

By Alexander Tretyakov
 

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