Rudomakha, three unknown men, and his colleagues were attacked during their inspection of documentary corruption and environmental violations on the east coast of the Black Sea. At the moment, the 53-year-old man stays in the hospital with a broken nose and concussion.
"We, the undersigned, condemn the brutal and violent attack on Andrey Rudomakha and members of Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus, which took place in Krasnodar, Russia on the evening of December 28, 2017. Russian authorities will conduct a swift, 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 on this website dedicated to monitoring and alerting on the persecution of environmental activists.