Russia’s Cleanest Villages: Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka

PHOTO by Vladimir Smirnov / TASS

Villages Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka in Rostov region topped the list of Russia’s cleanest villages and towns compiled by the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation within the ecological movement framework - “The Marathon of Good Deeds”. Third place was given to Zuya village in Crimea, RIA Novosti reported.

The rating is based on the number of good deeds made by local residents of the Russian villages, representatives of the Public Chamber noted.

The “Marathon” began on March 1 of this year. Its aim is to form a responsible attitude towards environment among Russian citizens and attract the attention to charity and volunteer programs.

Earlier this year, unified Russian ogranization “Green Patrol” compiled ecological rating with Tambov region leading the scoreboard in Russia. 85th position went to Chelyabinsk region, which was recognized as the most polluted in the country.