On April 29, a Brest park was filled with protesters who gathered for a rally against the construction of the plant, approved by the authorities.
According to various estimates, from 800 to 2,500 people gathered at the rally.
A Chinese company is building a battery plant at a rapid pace near Brest. The work of the plant can cause severe damage to human health due to lead emissions within a radius of 30 kilometers.
Lead dust from production may provoke many serious diseases, including cancer.