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Greenpeace International head urges meeting with President Putin

Press release | October 10, 2013 at 11:03

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 – Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued...

Piracy charge against Arctic activists 'an assault on peaceful protest' - Greenpeace

Press release | October 2, 2013 at 17:43

Amsterdam, October 2, 2013 — The Russian state prosecutor today laid charges of piracy against a Greenpeace activist who protested against oil drilling in the Arctic. A freelance videographer has also been charged with piracy, which carries a...

Russian parliament votes for amnesty for Arctic 30

Press release | December 18, 2013 at 18:18

Amsterdam - The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: “There is no amnesty for the Arctic."

Good news on Christmas Day for Arctic 30

Press release | December 25, 2013 at 18:29

St Petersburg, 25 December 2013 – The final chapter in the legal ordeal of the Arctic 30 began today as the group was asked to attend a meeting at Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee, where the criminal case against them is being dropped en...

First of the Arctic 30 get visas to leave Russia

Press release | December 26, 2013 at 17:32

St Petersburg, 26 December 2013 – Arctic 30 activist and UK national Anthony Perrett has today been given a visa in his passport from the Federal Migration Service allowing him to leave the country.

First of the Arctic 30 leaves Russia

Press release | December 27, 2013 at 0:00

St Petersburg, 26 December 2013 - The Arctic 30 are leaving Russia. Swedish activist Dima Litvinov is on a train and heading for the border. He will enter Finland at 20:30 local time (17:30 GMT).

100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

Press release | December 27, 2013 at 23:49

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for...

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | October 17, 2013 at 14:00

Amsterdam, 17th October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace International activists, a...

World’s top climate scientists give us hope for a better future if we act now

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | September 28, 2013

Thirty crew members of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are in prison in Russia, because they took peaceful action against oil drilling in the Arctic, intending to change the grim future we are constructing for ourselves and the...

From Prirazlomnaya to Warsaw: The Arctic 30, coal and the future of our children

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | November 10, 2013

For the last 53 days, every time one of my daughters climbed onto my lap I could not help but think about the children of the  Arctic 30 . About how they must be missing their parents and how my colleagues must be missing them. About...

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