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Monday, September 23, 2013

Russia mulls piracy charge against Greenpeace protesters

Russia mulls piracy charge against Greenpeace protesters
Moscow (AFP) Sept 20, 2013 - Greenpeace activists who scaled an oil platform to protest Arctic drilling could be charged with piracy, Russian investigators said Friday, as border guards began towing their ship to port. Russian border guards stormed the ship from a helicopter late Thursday after Greenpeace activists scaled the platform, owned by state energy giant Gazprom, to protest plans to drill on the Arctic shelf. ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Russia_mulls_piracy_charge_against_Greenpeace_protesters_999.html
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