Over 2,200 crimes against environment committed by Russia since war started

Over 2,200 crimes against environment committed by Russia since war started

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Over 2,200 crimes against the environment have been committed by Russian invaders since the war started. The damage caused has already exceeded EUR 37.4 billion.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Ministry, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

According to Ukrainian Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Minister Ruslan Strilets, the air is polluted the most with the burning of petroleum products and forest fires. The material damage caused by air pollution is UAH 927 billion.

All estimates were made by the Ukrainian Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Ministry, using the new techniques regarding the damage caused to water resources, soil, air, forest fund, the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.

The ministry continues working on two more techniques to estimate the damage caused to subsoil resources, nature reserve areas and objects.

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