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Russia’s Nornickel disputes $2 billion Arctic spill damages claim

Reuters


MOSCOW – Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) is disputing more than $2 billion in damages after a fuel spill which Russia’s environmental watchdog has said threatens unprecedented damage to the Arctic.

Watchdog Rosprirodnadzor sent a request for “voluntary …

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Russia charges Arctic city mayor with bungling fuel spill response

Reuters


MOSCOW – Russia said on Thursday it had charged the head of the remote Arctic city of Norilsk with criminal negligence over what investigators said was his bungled response to a major environmental disaster.

Around 21,000 tonnes of diesel …