Russia drops cases against Greenpeace activists

Russian authorities have dropped criminal cases against 30 Greenpeace activists from the ship Arctic Sunrise, the environmental group`s lawyer said Wednesday.

Russia closes first case against Greenpeace activists

Russia has closed the criminal case against one of the 30 crew of a Greenpeace ship who were charged with hooliganism over a protest against Gazprom oil drilling in the Arctic, the group said Tuesday.

UN court directs Moscow to let Greenpeace activists leave Russia

The International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has ordered Russia to immediately release the Greenpeace activists, who were detained on September 19, on receipt of a €3.6 million (£3m) bond from the Netherlands.

Protests as Greenpeace activists mark two months in detention

Greenpeace organised protests in 263 cities around the world today to mark two months since 30 of its environmental activists were jailed in Russia over a demonstration against Arctic drilling.

Russia charges Greenpeace activists with piracy

Five of 30 Greenpeace activists arrested last month for a protest at a Russian oil platform in Arctic waters were charged Wednesday with piracy, media reported.

Russia charges 14 activists with piracy: Greenpeace

Russian investigators today charged 14 Greenpeace campaigners with piracy over an open-sea protest against Arctic oil drilling, the environmental group said, calling the move "absurd."

Greenpeace activists protest against N-liability bill

A group of Greenpeace
activists Wednesday staged a protest near the Parliament House
against the nuclear liability bill.