From left: Greenpeace International activists Camila Speziale of Argentina, Phiip Ball of the United Kingdom and Sini Saarela of Finland pose during their meeting with residents of St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Russia grants Greenpeace activist amnesty

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — One of the Greenpeace activists detained in Russia’s Arctic has been granted amnesty, the environmental group said Tuesday. The move is the latest publicity-grabbing headline to come just two months […]


Greenpeace International activist Faiza Oulahsen speaks from inside a barred enclosure at a courtroom during a hearing in St.Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evgeny Feldman)

Russia grants bail to 5 more in Greenpeace case

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian courts granted bail Wednesday to the American captain and four others arrested on a Greenpeace ship over a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. They are among 30 people detained […]


Paul McCartney watches a sumo match on the fifth day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament, in Fukuoka, western Japan, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

McCartney urges Putin to free Greenpeace detainees

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney cited the lyrics of “Back in the USSR” on Thursday as he urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to release 30 people arrested during a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil […]



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