A termless protest («bessrochka») against the landfill construction started in the village in Arkhangelsk Oblast on October 20. Every Sunday, activists are going to hold peaceful rallies.
On October 20, activists of the village of Krasnoborsk in Arkhangelsk Oblast announced the beginning of a termless protest against the landfill at station Shies. Also they said in the local community on vk.com that they would take recycled materials for processing. There are no details about the last action yet.
Termless protests against the technopark at station Shies began in the summer of 2019. Arkhangelsk, Kotlas, Koryazhma, Severodvinsk, Vologda, Sergiev Posad, and other cities joined «bessrochka». Activists hold single-person pickets, actions for the collection of recyclable materials, record video message against the landfill together.
Construction of the landfill at station Shies began in the summer of 2018. After that, residents of Arkhangelsk Oblast and Komi held numerous protest actions. Eco-activists have set up a tent camp near the landfill, where they had several conflicts with employees of a private security company. In June 2019, the construction of the landfill was suspended for all necessary examinations.
On October 12, representatives of various associations, participants of termless actions, and members of committees of Arkhangelsk and Vologda Oblasts and the Komi Republic created the Stop Shies Coalition. It was joined by 29 associations, including initiative groups Clean Urdoma and Clean Yarensk, representatives of public campaign «Pomorye is Not a Dump!» and the communes of Shies, the committees for the protection of the Vychegda and the Northern Dvina, representatives of termless actions of the environmental protest from a number of Northern cities, towns and villages, public organization Ecologists of Komi and other public associations. Members of the coalition agreed on the equality of all participants. All of them will act together until the closure of the solid waste landfill at station Shies and complete reclamation of the site.