Russia activists push state to fix potholes

Mobile-phone program among tools being used to drive politicians to improve the state of the country's roads.

    Russia is infamous for having potholes on roads that are so large that entire cars have fallen into them. But activists are finding novel ways to push politicians to improve the state of the country's roads. One new method used to tackle the problem is a mobile-phone application that allows drivers to track potholes and make them known to authorities so that they are repaired.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.