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Sergei Mitrokhin stopped cutting of the trees in the Khimki Forest

Press Release
July 30, 2010

YABLOKO’s leader Sergei Mitrokhin and party activists once again managed to stop cutting of the woods in the Khimki Forest.


Mitrokhin told the workers about the order of Public Prosecutor to stop all the works. After this the driver of a harvester stopped his work and was going to leave the site. However, one of the guards from the private security company tried to stop him, however, the driver refused to resume work. At the same time the other guards were calling their chiefs.

Mitrokhin came to the site after receiving a call from Vyacheslav Sorokin who told that the cutting was resumed. This morning Sorokin already tried to stop the cutting and called the police, However, after the police were gone, the cutting resumed, and the police refused to come to the site once again.

See also:

The Phobos company continues eliminating the Khimki Forest despite Public Prosecutor’s ban. Press Release. July 30, 2010

Ecologists and civil activists detained in the Khimki Forest are facing 15 days of arrest. Press Release. July 29, 2010.

Police breaks into ecologists’ camp. Press Release. July 28, 2010

Public hearings on the Khimki Forest postponed. Press Release. July 28, 2010.

Off with your hands from the defenders of the Khimki Forest! Statement by the YABLOKO party. July 23, 2010

Ecologists block the driver who attacked the leader of the Movement in Protection of the Khimki

Forest. Press Release. July 19, 2010

In protection of the Khimki Forest and its defenders. Statement by the YABLOKO party. July 17, 2010.

Destruction of nature has been accelerating. Statement by the YABLOKO party on the threashold of the World Environment Day. June 4, 2010

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Press Release
July 30, 2010