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30 Still Detained in Russia After Greenpeace Arctic Drilling Protest

Environment  (tags: activsim, Greenpeace, Russian activists imprisoned, environment, ecosystems, humans, protection, politics )

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Twenty-eight Greenpeace International activists and two journalists are being detained in Russia after a peaceful action protesting Gazprom's offshore oil drilling in the fragile ecosystem of the Arctic. The activists have been held by authorities for 10

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:50 am
I may not be the smartest person, but please explain how you attempt to board a vehicles from more 500 meters? And when did "scaling" become peaceful. I'm glad they do things, I just wish they would do it with a little less bitching when things turn out exactly as most people expect it will.

Natasha Salgado (672)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 8:59 am
FREE them now...

Pat A. (117)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:02 am
Have signed everything I can find for them.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:26 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:39 am
Noted. Russia really stinks!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:08 am
At least the world knows what Russias up to now It was trying to keep that drilling quiet Time to let the people go there now

Dave C. (237)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:16 pm

Joanne Dixon (37)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:27 pm
Yeah, I saw Moyers Sunday, thanks for posting. Sorry that John S seems to consider reporting "bitching." I have signed everything I could find.

Lois Jordan (61)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:45 pm
Noted. I support the Greenpeace protesters, too. I thank them for their courage and hope they are released soon. Have also signed everything sent me by Greenpeace in their defense.
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