Three unknown men ambushed Rudomakha and his colleagues during their inspection documenting corruption and environmental violations on the east coast of the Black Sea. At the moment, 53-years-old man remains in hospital with basilar skull fracture a broken nose, and a concussion.
“We, the undersigned, condemn the brutal and violent attack on Andrey Rudomakha and members of Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus, which occurred in Krasnodar, Russia on the evening of December 28, 2017,” international organizations together with Arnika “We demand that the Russian authorities conduct a swift, full, and thorough investigation into the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice,” states the official petition addressed to state bodies.
Arnika will focus on this case closely. Details of the incident are highly anticipated and reliable updates will be shared also on this website dedicated to monitoring and alerting on persecution of environmental activists.