arctic 30

Five Britons detained in Russia as part of the so-called "Arctic 30" arrived back in the UK today where they were greeted
A British environment protester detained in Russia along with 29 other activists has been given permission to leave the country
Greenpeace protesters were called to an emergency meeting on Christmas Day with Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee
When Pussy Riot member Nadia Tolokonnikova was freed this week in Putin's much-reported prisoner amnesty, she accused the Russian government of merely putting on "another show ahead of the Olympics...such is their big desire to prevent all European countries from boycotting our [Games]."
There are surprises in politics and there are shocks. Today's announcement from Putin that he is pardoning Mikhail Khodorkovsky, one of the original oligarchs and long-time enemy of Putin, most definitely qualifies as a shock.
Pussy Riot and the Greenpeace Arctic 30 could be free within days, after the Russian parliament granted both groups amnesty
Greenpeace activists on bail in Russia for their part in a protest against Arctic oil drilling have been barred from leaving
Around the same time that a snake was gobbling up a sleeping drunkard in India last week, several artists and dignitaries assembled for a wine and cheese evening in the safe environment of the Polish Embassy in London. The reason for this gathering was to celebrate the city of Edinburgh's recent decision to approve construction of a monument to a bear with a storied past.
Santa Claus has a simple message for the world this year: If we don't act now, Christmas will be cancelled. In a video message
British Greenpeace activist Alex Harris has described the "moment of panic" of her and her fellow campaigners, upon realising