The first of 30 Greenpeace activists arrested after a protest over Arctic oil drilling has left Russia, the environmental group said on Thursday, with all expected to get clearance to leave Russia by Friday.
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Monday 09 December 2013
Champions League sponsor Gazprom were the target
Thursday 21 November 2013
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.
Monday 11 November 2013
Business Secretary Vince Cable has promised to use talks with Russian government ministers to highlight UK concerns about the case of Greenpeace protesters awaiting trial for alleged “hooliganism”.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Two activists arrested for fruit-based attack on King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima - though none of the projectiles hit their targets
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Thursday 03 October 2013
Russia stands accused of using its gas as a foreign policy tool
Arctic protest banner by Greenpeace receives frosty reception from authorities during Champions League match
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Uefa opens disciplinary proceedings against FC Basel after four abseiling environmentalists stopped play during fixture against Schalke
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said "it was completely obvious" Greenpeace activists currently detained over an Artic drilling protest were not pirates, despite Russian authorities announcing on Tuesday that investigators were considering piracy charges.
Armed Russian security officers storm Greenpeace ship and hold 30 activists at gunpoint, environmental group says
Thursday 19 September 2013
Activists have issued a plea to Vladimir Putin to order the Coast Guard - a branch of Russia's Federal Security Service - to 'holster their guns'
Monday 20 May 2013
Magnitsky campaigner may be tracked by policing body
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Russian prosecutors have asked a court to issue an international arrest warrant for William Browder, the millionaire British hedge fund manager who has become a major thorn in the Kremlin’s side over his criticism and exposés of official corruption.
Monday 18 March 2013
Easy visa access and lax banking regulations have made Cyprus a favoured tax haven for Russian businessmen
Wednesday 14 November 2012
The Serbian government will help refinance debt-ridden soccer giants Red Star and Partizan Belgrade and have appointed managers to temporarily run Red Star, the Balkan country's deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Moscow's time is running out - St Petersburg's renovation has brought the city a renewed sense of dignity and civic pride
Friday 24 August 2012
Greenpeace says its activists have stormed a floating oil rig in Russia's Pechora Sea to protest against oil drilling in the Arctic.
Sunday 05 February 2012
The venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics, has opened its slopes up to British skiers. Adrian Mourby gives it a test run
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
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