Half a year of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has caused huge damage to the Ukrainian environment. Yevheniia Zasiadko, the Head of Climate Department at the Ecoaction Center for Environmental Initiatives told us about the impact of war on the ecology of Ukraine.
Key points - in our brief, #UkraineWorldAnalysis
1. On the concept of ecocide and Russian actions which qualify:
2. On regional and global consequences:
3. On gathering evidence of Russian crimes against the environment and its importance
4. On post-war environment restoration:
5. On mechanisms to hold Russia accountable:
This material was prepared with financial support from the International Renaissance Foundation.