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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...

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).

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.

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...

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."

Ranking the climate culprits

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | November 23, 2013

There's a clear parallel between the behaviour of the fossil fuel giants and tobacco companies: tobacco companies went to extraordinary lengths to suppress the knowledge that smoking caused cancer, activities that eventually resulted...

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