Shooting paintings "Inhabited Island" held at Kazantip Nature Reserve. To filmmakers to charges of causing damage to the nature of the peninsula is not once hit by environmentalists. Filming the paintings were kept secret, however, as it became known, the film crew caused irreparable damage to the Crimean nature. The first conflict took place after both beach filmmakers left charred pieces of foam – the scenery for the tanks. News reports said that during filming in Kazantip harmed populations of legless lizard, heavy military equipment destroyed the flora and fauna and the landscape has changed, and extras trampled rare plants.
Actor and director Fyodor Bondarchuk, Ukrainian ecologists denies accusations. By New Year, China donated pandas to Taiwan as a symbol of strengthening the friendship two four bamboo bear Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan arrived on Dec. 24 from the Chinese province of Sichuan on a new home – the island of Taiwan as a kind of symbol of strengthening relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait. The arrival of the pandas shows significant warming of relations between Beijing and Taipei, which became possible after coming to power on the island of the new administration, headed by Ma Ying-jeou of the Kuomintang. Former Taiwanese authorities for political refused to accept the explanation of these animals, which are offered as a gift to the mainland in 2005. Their names – Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, in combination give 'tuanyuan' which in Chinese means 'meeting after a long absence' or 'Reunion'.