On Monday, the Eurasian Climate Brief met with activists demonstrating against COP26, in Glasgow.
The ECB interviewed 25-year-old Arshak Makychian from Fridays for Future Russia. Makychian staged a solo school strike for the climate in Moscow’s Pushkin Square every Friday, for more than 110 weeks.
Because of his climate advocacy, Simonov is considered a ‘foreign agent’ by the Kremlin.
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