The Arctic 30 leave Murmansk on a railway prison wagon containing cells which are attached to a passenger train bound for St.Petersburg.The 28 Greenpeace International activists and a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer are currently detained by Russian authorities have been refused bail and still charged with both piracy and hooliganism. No official confirmation has been given by the Russian authorities that the charge of piracy has been dropped, which carry a maximum sentence of 15 and 7 years, respectively.
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A prison van is seen leaving a Murmansk detention center to transport the Arctic 30 to the train station.
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