Greenpeace activists scale Gazprom drilling platform, two arrested in Arctic oil protest

Video | September 19, 2013

Crew members of the Arctic Sunrise reported that a total of 11 warning shots have been fired across the ship and the Coast Guard has threatened to fire at the ship itself if it does not leave the area immediately. Find out more.

At 4.30am Moscow time, five inflatable boats were launched from the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and headed towards the Gazprom oil rig Prirazlomnaya, in the remote Pechora sea. One of the inflatables was confronted by the Russian Coast Guard, and two activists were arrested.

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