The dark waters of the Dnieper River

A young resident of one of Ukraine’s most polluted cities documents the impact of flagrant river contamination.

The Dnieper River crosses over eight regions through Ukraine and feeds into the Black Sea. Used for transportation, fishing and leisure, it is a vital part of the country. However, it has another use – which has been kept under wraps. The Dnieper has become a waste dump for oligarchs.

Oligarchs control numerous factories in numerous cities, including min…

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