Russian Hydropower Project to Destroy Lao’s Xekong River and forest Ecosystems

Russian Inter RAO State Company joins multintional group of “hydropowers” destroying natural riches and local livelihods in the Mekong River Basin. According to Vientiane Times a Russian company will invest some US $850 million in the construction of the Xekong 5 Hydropower Project in Xekong province. A memorandum of understanding …