Lake Baikal: Russian Prosecutors Seek to Halt China Company's Bottling Plant

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Russian prosecutors will seek to stop a Chinese company from building a water-bottling plant on Vladimir Putin’s favorite lake amid local concerns that Baikal may be drained and polluted. Siberia's Lake Baikal is the deepest lake and largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth. Putin likes to be photographed bathing and diving there.