TITLE

RISE OF THE GRIPE SITE

AUTHOR(S)
Brower, Derek
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Prospect;Feb2007, Issue 131, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports how a blogger in Colchester, England, helped bring down Royal Dutch Shell's investment in Russia. John Donovan fed information about Shell's environmental abuses to Russian environmental watchdog Rosprirodnadzor. With the approval of President Vladimir Putin, Rosprirodnadzor charged the Shell-led oil consortium with environmental abuses, allowing Russia to gain the oil revenues it has been losing to Shell in a 1990s production-sharing agreement.
ACCESSION #
24017764

 

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