Britons jailed in Russia over Arctic oil protest
- Britons held over Russia oil protest. // Evening Standard;9/27/2013, p29
BRITISH activists are among a group jailed in Russia after a protest against Arctic oil drilling, says Greenpeace.
- Six Greenpeace Britons bailed. // Daily Mail;11/23/2013, p40
SIX Britons arrested by Russia during a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic have been bailed after two months in detention.
- RUSSIA:. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/27/2013, pA02
RUSSIA: Two Russian Greenpeace activists and a photographer were jailed for taking part in a protest near an oil platform in the Arctic last week. Russia seized the Greenpeace ship ; the group is being investigated for piracy.
- Ukraine protests Russia's jailing of member of Greenpeace ship's crew. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;9/30/2013, p1
KYIV. Sept 30 (Interfax) - Ukraine has protested Russia's jailing of a Ukrainian member of the crew of Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.
- Now Madonna tells Putin to free Greenpeace crew. // Mail on Sunday;11/17/2013, p15
MADONNA yesterday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to release 30 Greenpeace crew members jailed after a protest against oil exploitation in the Arctic.
- Greenpeace 30 must stay in Russia. // Evening Standard;
RUSSIAN authorities have told a group of 30 Greenpeace activists and freelance journalists, including six Britons, arrested during a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, that they still cannot leave the country.
- BRITISH Greenpeace activist Frank Hewetson, [...]. // Evening Standard;11/21/2013, p6
BRITISH Greenpeace activist Frank Hewetson, left, was today bailed from a Russian jail for his part in an Arctic oildrilling protest. The father of two, 45, was bailed with fellow Briton Iain Rodgers â€” three others were granted bail yesterday. They were among 30 protesters held by Russian...
- RUSSIA:. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/19/2013, pA02
RUSSIA: A court released 2 of 30 crew members seized in Sept. while protesting Arctic oil drilling, a sign of leniency. But a separate court added a 3-month detention for another crew member.
- Greenpeace asks Investigations Committee to let Arctic Sunrise crew leave Russia. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;12/ 4/2013, p1
MOSCOW. Dec 4 (Interfax) - Greenpeace is asking the Investigations Committee to allow the foreign crewmembers of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise, which was seized for conducting a protest against oil extraction in the Pechora Sea, to leave Russia.