Baku is the largest and one of the most polluted cities in the South Caucasus. Seven percent of the city’s territory is occupied by dumps. One of the largest rubbish processing plants in Europe has operated in the city for five years, but this has not solved the problem. [Read more…]
Protesters in four villages of Daghestan’s Derbent District blocked a local road on 25 July demanding that the authorities move a landfill from near their villages. The local authorities have promised to address the problem.