A growing number of Chinese tourists are visiting Lake Baikal in Siberia. Photo: Shutterstock

Russia acts to protect Lake Baikal amid anger at Moscow, concerns over Chinese development

  • Observers say domestic issues prompted Kremlin to tighten environmental protection around the lake in Siberia, but Chinese activities also played a part
  • Businesses catering to growing number of visitors from China may be easy scapegoats as they are ‘among the most visible because they are foreign’
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A growing number of Chinese tourists are visiting Lake Baikal in Siberia. Photo: Shutterstock
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