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Russia: Police Raid Environmental Organization

Irkutsk [EN] regional portal Babr.ru published [RUS] photos of a police raid [EN] of the Baikal Environmental Wave. The organization is fighting against reopening highly polluting Baikalsk cellulose plant [EN] located on the bank of the Baikal Lake, the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world.

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