Karachaganak News

Children of Berezovka are Diagnosed with Toxic Encephalopathy

Poisoned children from the Kazakhstani village of Berezovka are diagnosed with toxic encephalopathy. Doctors say the likely cause of poisoning is hydrocarbons and their fumes. In March 2018, Albina Iskakova and Alina Kusmangaliyeva of Berezovka, Kazakhstan were examined at the Semashko Children’s Center for Diagnosis and Treatment, one of the most...Read More »

Third-year anniversary of the Berezovka tragedy

These days mark the third-year anniversary of the mass poisoning by toxic emissions of the Berezovka children. For the past three years, children have continued to suffer from loss of consciousness, headaches, seizures, numbness of the extremities and other symptoms of a serious disease—toxic encephalopathy. That was a diagnosis received...Read More »

Children of Berezovka: It Is Time to Help!

Today, International Children’s Day, Crude Accountability and the Children or Oil Coalition are launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise money in support of medical assistance to children from the village of Berezovka, who were harmed by toxic emissions from the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field on November 28, 2014. Every...Read More »

Government claims that children received medical care. Parents disagree

It has become known that in March, the Department of Health Care of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan finally answered last year’s letter from the parents of the children of Berezovka. The children were seriously injured in the accident at the Karachaganak oil...Read More »

Eighteen Months without Progress: Attorney General of Russia was Reminded about Berezovka children

As it became known today, last week the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR) received the answer to their inquiries about the Russian investigation into the case of the poisoned Berezovka children. In 2015, Kazakh authorities asked for an assistance of the Russian “competent authorities” to...Read More »

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