Russia: Green groups warn of Siberian lake pollution

Agence France-Presse: Russian environmental groups on Thursday warned that the reopening of a paper mill on the edge of Siberia's Lake Baikal posed a danger of pollution to one of the world's largest freshwater reserves. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin last month gave the go-ahead for the reopening of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill which has been shut since 2008 and is owned by billionaire oligarch Oleg Deripaska. WWF Russia representative Evgueni Schwartz told reporters, "It is very ......

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