Russians protest over ‘toxic’ landfill near Moscow

Science/Nature

The crisis of rubbish landfill in the Moscow region has led the authorities in one town to declare “high alert” and hand out gas masks and respirators to local people.

The Russian capital has no recycling programme and its expanding rubbish landfills are causing health problems to residents of many towns.

Reporter: Nataliya Zotova

Producer: Dina Demrdash

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43630798

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