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The last of the Arctic 30 gets bail

Feature Story | 29 November, 2013 at 9:17

Amazing news! On Thursday evening, Colin Russell was in court in St Petersburg to appeal the decision that he should not be released on bail. Not even four minutes after we learned that his hearing had started, news came that Colin had been...

29th Arctic30 detainee freed - Australian Colin Russell last man standing

Press release | 25 November, 2013 at 22:14

Sydney/ Amsterdam, 25 November 2013 - Phil Ball from Oxford in England today became the 29th Arctic 30 detainee to be released from detention in St Petersburg. Only Australian Colin Russell remains behind bars in Russia for his part in a peaceful...

Tassie Arctic hero finally back home

Feature Story | 3 January, 2014 at 23:30

After a long journey, alongside his wife Chrissie and daughter Maddie, Colin Russell finally made it onto home soil at 10.55pm on Thursday 2 January 2013.

Russian court refuses bail for Greenpeace Australian Colin Russell

Press release | 18 October, 2013 at 10:33

18 October 2013, Sydney. Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell was late yesterday refused bail by the Regional Court of Murmansk in Russia.

Greenpeace: Tasmanian Colin Russell formally charged with hooliganism in Russia

Press release | 29 October, 2013 at 12:21

Sydney, 29 October 2013. Yesterday in Murmansk, Russia, 58 year old Tasmanian Colin Russell was formally charged with hooliganism. New pictures released by Greenpeace show him led by balaclava-clad police escorts to the Investigative Committee in...

Arctic 30 Australian Colin Russell detained until February by Russian court

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 9:14

SYDNEY, 10PM MONDAY 18 November - In breaking news a court in St Petersburg has ruled that a Greenpeace International activist Australian Colin Russell could remain in jail in Russia until at least February.

Arctic30: Australian Colin Russell imprisoned for 3 months more, 3 Russians granted bail

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 11:55

Canberra, 19 November - A St Petersburg Court has agreed to an application to extend the detention of 59 year old Tasmanian and Greenpeace ship radio operator Colin Russell for a further 3 months until 24 February 2014. This means he could be...

Arctic 30: Brazilian & NZ activists granted bail, Australian Colin Russell bail refused

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 22:17

Sydney 10:10PM, Amsterdam November 19th: Two Greenpeace activists from Brazil and New Zealand were today granted bail in St Petersburg, becoming the fourth and fifth of the so-called Arctic 30 to be told they will soon be released, while...

Thousands join Global Day of Solidarity for the Arctic 30

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 13:38

From Bali to Helsinki, Sydney to London and all places in between, supporters of the Arctic 30 took to the streets to peacefully demonstrate outside Russian embassies and iconic locations around the world to demand their release.

Arctic30′s Colin Russell on the right to protest – one year on

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 26 September, 2014

Twelve months ago I was arrested along with 29 of my ship mates on board the Arctic Sunrise. The reason for my arrest was simple, I couldn’t remain silent as the Russian oil giant, Gazprom, carried out its ambition to drill in this glorious...

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