Tag: environmental activism in Russia

Imprisoned Russian Environmental Activist May be Near Death

December 12, 2015

Staunton, December 9, 2015 Yevgeny Vistishko, an environmental activist who was put in prison by the Russian authorities for exposing the abuse of the environment by senior officials in the run up to the Sochi Olympics, is now in failing health after having declared a hunger strike on November 23. Vitishko who was supposed to […]