Nature And Ecology

June 13, 2019 11:55

  • Armenian villagers achieve HPP stop

    The environment protection agency has decided to suspend operation of two small hydropower plants (HPPs) on the Gegarot River. However, the plants have not yet been stopped; and local residents warn that they intend to force HPP bosses to stop the operation.

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May 03, 2019 21:53

  • Georgian authorities admit mistakes made in Pankisi

    The lack of authorities' attention to problems in the Pankisi Gorge has led to a violent dispersal of the action of opponents of the construction of hydropower plants (HPPs), the head of the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has stated. Authorities are afraid of the aggravation of the situation, analysts believe.

May 01, 2019 09:36

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April 13, 2019 08:26

  • Court in Adygea fines "EcoWatch"

    The "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" (EcoWatch) is the first organization fined for involvement in the activities of the "Open Russia" (recognized as an undesirable organization in Russia by the General Prosecutor's Office). The City Court of Maikop, the capital of Adygea, considered the case, although activists could not come to the session, the lawyer of the "EcoWatch" has stated.

April 11, 2019 14:27

  • HRC asks to check legitimacy of searches at "EcoWatch"

    The Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights under the Russian President (known as the Human Rights Council – HRC) has addressed the Prosecutor's Office of the Krasnodar Territory asking to check the legality of the searches conducted at residences of the activists of the Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus (EcoWatch).

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