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Russia drops charges against 29 Greenpeace crew

Russian investigators have dropped charges against all but one of the 30 crew of a Greenpeace ship.

Maritime tribunal to hear `Arctic Sunrise` case on Nov 6

A case brought by the Netherlands against Russia over the detention of Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise and its crew will be heard early next month, the international maritime tribunal said Friday.

Russia to boycott maritime court hearings over Greenpeace ship

Russia said on Wednesday it will boycott maritime court hearings sought by the Netherlands over the fate of 30 crew members of a Greenpeace ship who were detained during a protest against Arctic oil drilling.

Russia tows Greenpeace ship to port, activists risk charges

Russian border guards were on Monday towing a ship of the environmental lobby group Greenpeace to an Arctic port where its activists could face charges for a protest on an oil rig owned by the Gazprom energy giant.

Russia seizes Greenpeace ship

A ship with 28 environmental activists of global voluntary organisation Greenpeace on board was seized by the Russian military allegedly in international waters early Friday, Sky News Australia reported.