By Julian Agyeman
An exam of the notice of environmental and social justice matters within the former Soviet republics--from the Western-style democracies of the Baltic area to the totalitarian regimes of critical Asia--and the ensuing activism in these states.
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Russia is nothing if not consistent and forthright in its opposition to recent international efforts to fortify the rights of indigenous peoples. It opposed and has still not acceded to the 1998 Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision Making, and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters. And it was, along with the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, one of the most vocal opponents of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was ﬁnally passed by the UN General Assembly in September 2007, although not ratiﬁed by Russia.