Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Reindeer-of-the-Sopochin-Family-in-Russia-27MZIFJJDYOL5.htmlConceptually similarReindeer of the Sopochin Family in RussiaGP0STQLMBCompleted★★★★Road Construction on Indigenous Ancestral Land in RussiaGP0STQLM2Completed★★★★★★Road Construction on Indigenous Ancestral Land in RussiaGP0STQLM3Completed★★★★Road Construction on Indigenous Ancestral Land in RussiaGP0STQLM4Completed★★★★Head of the Reindeer Herders Sopochin Family in RussiaGP0STQLM5Completed★★★★Reindeer Herder Stepan Sopochin and Children in RussiaGP0STQLM9Completed★★★★Reindeer Herders Protest against Road Construction in RussiaGP0STQLM6Completed★★★★Reindeer Herders Protest against Road Construction in RussiaGP0STQLM7Completed★★★★★★Reindeer Herder Stepan Sopochin and Daughter in RussiaGP0STQLM8Completed★★★★View AllGP0STQLMCReindeer of the Sopochin Family in RussiaThe Sopochins family has more than 200 deer. Each of them is important, because usually a female deer gives birth to only one deer per year. Female deer always go to the same safe place for giving birth. But the oil industry is building the road in that place.Locations:Eastern Europe-Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-RussiaDate:3 Feb, 2017Credit:© Alexey Andronov / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4597px X 3065pxKeywords:Animals-Climate (campaign title)-Day-Forests (topography)-KWCI (GPI)-Nature-Outdoors-Reindeer-Snow-WinterShoot:Russian Oil Company Builds a Road without Reindeer Herders ApprovalThe Sopochin family ancestral lands are squeezed between two oil companies. This is the last land where deer can still graze. The subsidiary company of Gazprom Neft is building a road, without reindeer herders approval, where female reindeer calve in the spring. The Sopochin family reindeer herders have built their traditional tent where construction vehicles pass by.