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Indian billionaires ambushed as Greenpeace protests coal project

Greenpeace activists dressed in tiger suits climbed atop the Mumbai headquarters of Essar Group and unfurled a banner protesting a coal-mining project proposed by billionaire brothers Shashikant and Ravikant Ruia.  More »

Russia dropping criminal charges against 30 Greenpeace protesters

Russia’s Investigative Committee is dropping criminal charges against all 30 Greenpeace activists arrested in September for a protest against Arctic oil drilling by state-run OAO Gazprom, the group said.  More »

Russia frees last of Greenpeace detainees

It is unclear whether the foreigners in the group will be allowed to leave Russia before the start of the trial.  More »

Russia: Last Greenpeace detainee granted bail

A Russian court has granted bail to the last of 30 Greenpeace activists who were detained at sea during a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic.  More »

Nearly all jailed Greenpeace protesters granted bail in Russia

A Russian jail has freed on bail the U.S. captain of a Greenpeace ship and six crewmembers who were arrested following an anti-oil drilling protest in Arctic waters two months ago.  More »

Greenpeace Arctic protesters freed on bail

Russian jails have freed on bail 11 of the 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace ship protest in Arctic waters two months ago, but the charges against them still stand.  More »

Dutch want tribunal to make Russia free Arctic drilling protesters

The Netherlands asked an international tribunal Monday to order Russia to release a Greenpeace protest ship and the activists who were on board.  More »

Greenpeace activists charged with piracy for Arctic protest

Greenpeace said Wednesday that 14 of its activists who were detained after protesting at a Russian oil platform have been charged with piracy, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison.  More »

Greenpeace to appeal activists’ jailing in Russia

Greenpeace said Friday it will appeal the Russian court rulings that sent its activists to jail for a protest at an offshore drilling platform in the Arctic.  More »

Greenpeace activists jailed amid Russian probe (photos)

A Russian court on Thursday jailed the U.S. captain of a Greenpeace ship along with a Russian photographer and several activists who were part of a group protesting near an oil platform in the Arctic last week.  More »

Russia files piracy charges against Greenpeace

Russia filed piracy charges Tuesday against Greenpeace activists who tried to climb onto an offshore drilling platform in the Arctic owned by the state-controlled gas company Gazprom.  More »

Greenpeace ship in Russian arctic towed to port (photos)

The Russian Coast Guard is towing a Greenpeace ship toward the nearest port after armed officers stormed it following a protest against oil drilling in Arctic waters.  More »
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