Russia drops piracy charges against Arctic Greenpeace activists

Russia has dropped the piracy charges against the Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic last month, it’s being reported. Security forces seized Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship after protestors attempted to scale Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya oil rig – detaining all 30 on board, including two freelance journalists. Vladimir Markin, the head of the Investigative Committee told Russian […]