Luxembourg Forum to convene conference on nuclear security in 2017World December 07, 17:32
Pole vault star Isinbayeva takes charge of Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s supervisory boardSport December 07, 17:28
Russian expert says North Korea has effective means of delivering nuclear weaponsWorld December 07, 17:23
Russian rapper must shell out $781 to fellow performer for 'mop-haired creep' tweetSociety & Culture December 07, 16:49
Senator says Aleppo may be fully liberated by end of 2016World December 07, 16:36
Donald Trump named Time magazine’s Person of the YearWorld December 07, 16:05
Irish court unlocks 100 mln euros on Khodorkovsky’s accountsBusiness & Economy December 07, 15:53
Syrian troops recapture ten quarters of Aleppo — Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 07, 15:45
Pakistani plane with over 40 people on board crashes in northern PakistanWorld December 07, 15:15
MOSCOW, August 2 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a resolution to ensure fulfillment of Russia's obligations under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants of May 22, 2001, the Russian cabinet said on its website on Saturday.
The Natural Resources Ministry sets up a coordinating centre to exchange information to cut or eliminate production, use and discharge of pollutants.
Persistent organic pollutants are widely used in industry. They are byproducts in technological processes or specially produced, such as pesticides.
The Stockholm Convention bans or limits the use of some chemicals.