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Greenpeace Ship To Confront Russian Oil Tanker

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Greenpeace International is sending out a ship to protest a tanker bringing the first oil produced at a new Russian offshore platfo...

Russia Grants Amnesty To Greenpeace Activist

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 02.23.2014 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — One of the activists detained in Russia's Arctic has been granted amnesty, Greenpeace said on Tuesday. The 30 crew me...

Last Greenpeace Activist Freed In Russia

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia has freed the last of 30 people detained after a Greenpeace protest in Arctic waters. Australian...

Greenpeace Captain Describes Fear Felt In Russian Jail

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The U.S. captain of the Greenpeace ship seized by the Russian coast guard described on Sunday the stress and fear he a...

UN Court Orders Release Of Greenpeace Ship And Crew

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

BERLIN (AP) — A U.N.-mandated tribunal has ordered Russia to immediately release a Greenpeace ship and its crew in return for a 3.6 million euro ($5...

4 More From Greenpeace Ship Released On Bail

AP | IRINA TITOVA and VITNIJA SALDAVA | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian jails freed four more of the 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest in Arctic waters two months, af...

Greenpeace Captain Held In Russia Granted Bail

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Russian court granted bail on Wednesday to the American captain of a Greenpeace ship that was used in a...

Two Greenpeace Activists Granted Bail In Russia

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By Maria Tsvetkova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A Russian medic and a freelance journalist who were among 30 people arres...

Russian Prosecuters Ask To Extend Activists' Detention

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - State prosecutors asked Russian courts on Monday to extend the detention of a group of Greenpeace activist...

Greenpeace Activists Arrive In St. Petersburg

AP | VITNIJA SALDAVA | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil rig were transferred ...

Greenpeace Activists Moved To St. Petersburg

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Thirty people arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling were moved f...

Dutch Ask Court To Order Release Of Greenpeace Activists

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Michael Hogan HAMBURG, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The Netherlands asked an international court on Wednesday to order Russia to release 30 p...

Greenpeace Activists Charged With New Crime

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's main investigative agency said Wednesday that it has dropped piracy charges against jailed Greenpeace activists and...

Greenpeace Protesters Denied Bail In Russia

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2013 | Green

* Environmental protesters being held on piracy charges * First foreigners to appeal against detention fail ...

Greenpeace Head Offers Up Himself As Bail

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2013 | Green

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The head of Greenpeace offered on Wednesday to move to Russia and stand as security for...

Greenpeace Stages Vigils For Activists Held In Russia

Agence France Presse | Dmitry Zaks | Posted 12.06.2013 | Green

Greenpeace supporters held vigils across the world Saturday in support of 30 activists jailed by Russia after a protest against Arctic oil drilling, s...

Netherlands Steps Up For Greenpeace Activists

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2013 | Green

(Adds Greenpeace reaction, details) By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The Netherlands launched legal proce...

All 30 Greenpeace Activists Detained In Russia Charged With Piracy

AP | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say they have charged the entire crew of a Greenpeace ship with piracy for a protest at a Russian oil platform i...

Russia: 5 Greenpeace Activists Charged With Piracy

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — Greenpeace said Wednesday that five of its activists who were detained after protesting at a Russian oil platform have been ...

Russia Charges Greenpeace Activists With Piracy

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green

* Activists charged over protest at Arctic oil platform * Greenpeace says piracy charges are absurd * Citizens of 18 cou...

Meet The Greenpeace Captain Currently Under Arrest In Russia

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

Greenpeace says it is not backing down from direct actions even as Russian authorities continue to detain the captain of its Arctic Sunrise ship and 2...

Russia Jails Greenpeace Activists

AP | ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green

MURMANSK, Russia — A Russian court on Thursday jailed the U.S. captain of a Greenpeace ship along with a Russian photographer and more than a do...

Polar Bear Protesters Arrested In Moscow

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — Put your paws in the air. Moscow police have arrested 10 environmental activists, including four dressed in polar bear ...