Press Release: Slow Death in Siberia

Press Release: Slow Death in Siberia

Today YLNM member group Coal Action Network and NGO Fern release a new report – Slow Death in Siberia- which reveals the United Kingdom’s complicity in the coal-mining driven destruction of the Russian Kuzbass region and the indigenous peoples who call the region home. Originally published by Coal Action Network....

Mencherep, Siberia: An incredible victory in an unlikely place

Mencherep, Siberia: An incredible victory in an unlikely place

Coal Action Network share a report from Mencherep, a small village in Siberia’s Kuzbass region, where local people, a small environmental group and committed lawyers have won an unlikely victory and stopped a new coal mine. A pretty rural village, Mencherep, lies beside a lake in the Kuzbass region of Russia....

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

  • Written on: 05 February 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

CONDEMNED (2014), a 10 minute documentary from Ecodefense Art Productions, explores how the Russian coal industry is forcing the Shor Siberian indigenous people out of their villages and off their native land. Filming was conducted in the region of Kuzbass – one of the world’s largest coal deposits where over 50% Russian coal...