Protests Outside Russian Embassies, Worldwide

Greenpeace activists have staged a number of peaceful demonstrations outside Russian Embassies around the world in support of the activists and crew aboard the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, being held by Russian authorities.

This follows an attempt by five Greenpeace International activists to climb the 'Prirazlomnaya', an oil platform operated by Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom, in Russia's Pechora Sea. The activists were there to stop it from becoming the first to produce oil from the ice-filled waters of the Arctic.

For more info: www.greenpeace.org/freeouractivists

Greenpeace USA Staff stand at the Russian Ambassador's residence in solidarity with Capt. Pete Willcox and the crew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise which was illegally seized by the Russian Coast Guard in the Arctic earlier in the day.

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