Tag: Russian military excercises

Russian Military Activities on Wrangel Island Threaten Arctic Ecology and Violate Moscow’s Commitments

September 25, 2014

Staunton, September 24 – Moscow’s decision to conduct a military exercise on Wrangel Island (map) and its dispatch there of soldiers from the Eastern Military District threatens the delicate ecosystem of that island and violates Russian law and Russian promises to protect that UNESCO-listed world wildlife site, according to Greenpeace Russia. In a statement released […]