“The Green Forum: Environmental Problems in the Political Context” was held on the initiative of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction in the Moscow Region on May 28, 2012.

Representatives from 64 environmental organizations from 35 Russian regions from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka participated in the Forum so that to discuss the political and environmental situation in Russia.

YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky and the leaders of the Green Russia faction (Acad. Alexei Yablokov, Alexander Nikitin and Olga Tsepilova) participated in the Forum. The discussion was also attended by leaders of environmental organisations such as Greenpeace Russia, the Russian branch of the World Wildlife Fund, the International Socio-Ecological Union, as well as a number of influential regional organisations such as Dodo, Nizhni Novgorod, Ecodefence, Kaliningrad, Plotina.Net!, Krasnoyarsk, Bellona, St. Petersburg, Siberian Ecocentre, Novosibirsk, the Far East Fund for Environmental Health, Vladivostok, the Kamchatka League of Independent Experts, the Union of Moscow Environmental Organisations, the Union of Bashkirian Environmentalists and the Green Branch, Yaroslavl.

The Forum adopted an Address to Environmental Activists and Organisations.