Astravets local authorities oppose anti-nuclear plant campaign

2009 2009-04-20T17:55:37+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

Astravets local authorities have resolved to ban a meeting of a number of civil activists, who are engaged in a public campaign against the construction of a nuclear power plant in the neighbourhood of Astravets, Hrodna region. The objective of the meeting was considering the appropriateness of the project with the participation of Belarusian scientists and a number of experts from Russia and Lithuania, as well as journalists and representatives of local authorities. According to one of the campaign leaders Ivan Kruk, several activists were threatened by local town authorities.