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The Russian authorities have told a group of Greenpeace activists and freelance journalists arrested during a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic that they cannot leave the country.
Vladimir Putin told a defence ministry meeting that he wished to see the military bolster its presence in the territory
Champions League sponsor Gazprom were the target
Seven more Greenpeace activists arrested by the Russian authorities in a protest against drilling in the Arctic have been granted bail, including two Britons - Frank Hewetson from London and Iain Rogers from Exeter.
Alexandra Harris is one of five to be granted bail and they are expected to leave prison within days - it is not known whether they will be able to leave Russia
Captain Peter Wilcox and Britons Alex Harris and Kieron Bryan were granted bail today along with two other Greenpeace activists
Otherwise the conflicting views go on as strongly as ever
Family of British man Iain Rogers say they won’t be happy until all prisoners arrive safely in St Petersburg
Two activists arrested for fruit-based attack on King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima - though none of the projectiles hit their targets
The treacherous Arctic convoys undertaken by Allied ships in the Second World War were described as ‘the worst journey in the world’. Jonathan Brown reports on attempts to track down the survivors so they can get the recognition they deserve
A second British member of the Greenpeace crew arrested by the Russian authorities during a protest against drilling in the Arctic has been denied bail.
He looks tough.
Activists, including four from UK, face a maximum jail sentence of 15 years
Anthony Perrett and Frank Hewetson among 30 people taken in to custody after Arctic oil rig protest
A Russian court is expected to rule in the case of 30 Greenpeace activists apprehended after they tried to scale an offshore oil platform last week.