Is the City in the Shadow of the Lake?

  • Marina Tkacheva BSUEL; Union of Journalists of Russia


The discussion touches upon the issues connected with the dynamics of Lake Baikal and the efficiency of the current research on the lake, as well as the pollution problem and the ecology of the lake. It outlines the economical aspect in the formation of attitude toward Baikal. The participants of the discussion speak about the role of Irkutsk in preservation of the lake, the mission of Irkutsk, its current state and future development.


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How to Cite
TKACHEVA, Marina. Is the City in the Shadow of the Lake?. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 52, p. 78-85, june 2017. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 01 june 2020. doi:


Baikal; Irkutsk; ecology; natural dynamics; economy of the future; research on Baikal; social responsibility; diversity of natural and cultural landscapes