RUSSIA: Paper mill spill threatens Europe’s largest freshwater lake

A spill of around 700,000 cubic metres of toxic sludge threatens to cause permanent damage to ecosystems in and around Lake Ladoga, near St Petersburg, when it becomes mobile in the spring thaw. Greenpeace Russia has called for an emergency clean-up and the construction of dams to contain the waste.

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