Protestors arrested on oil rig in the Russian Arctic

Two protestors from Greenpeace International have been arrested after scaling Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya oil platform (pictured) in Russian waters of the Arctic circle . The protestors launched on inflatable boats from the Greenpeace International icebreaker Arctic Sunrise. The environmental group has accused the Russian Coast Guard of using disproportionate force, claiming they fired 11 warning shots across […]