Activist Faiza Oulahsen called AFP from Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise icebreaker and said the crew had been locked in the ship's mess. "Twenty-nine of us are being held in the same room," said Oulahsen, 26, who said that between 10 …
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The Arctic Sunrise ship was seized by Russian border guards Thursday in international waters, inside of Russia's exclusive economic zone, a day after two Greenpeace activists scaled the Prirazlomnoye drilling rig in the Pechora …
MOSCOW — Russia’s Federal Security Service announced on Friday that it had seized a Greenpeace International ship and its crew after a series of protests at an offshore oil rig in the Arctic Ocean and that it would tow the ship to port in …
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The 70-foot Greenpeace vessel was on a mission to protest a rig owned by Russian company Gazprom when a helicopter swooped down and paratroopers stormed the ship and arrested everyone on board. They were held in a prison in …
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, August 11, 2014 (ENS) – The Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise sailed back into Dutch territorial waters Saturday after more than 300 days in Russian custody. It had been nearly a year, to the day, …
The Russian Coast Guard seized the Greenpeace ship and the 30 people on board after activists attempted to scale …
(Newser) – Russian security forces boarded and took control of a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic yesterday, holding its crew at gunpoint, the activist group has announced. Greenpeace's Arctic Campaign coordinator Christy Ferguson tells …
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Armed agents—from Russia’s coast guard service, its security agency the FSB, or both—stormed the ship of Greenpeace activists trying to save the Arctic region from oil and gas drilling on Thursday, and after more than 12 …
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Media captionThe BBC's Steve Rosenberg: "Protests like this one will not convince Russia to change its plan to tap resources of the Arctic" Greenpeace says 30 activists, including six Britons, are being held at gunpoint by Russian
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