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The Greenpeace activists aboard the Arctic Sunrise icebreaker are accused of piracy for trying to stage a protest against oil extraction in the Pechora Sea. They may face 10-15 years in prison.

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Greenpeace: Arctic Sunrise is a mess, equipment missing

The Arctic Sunrise ship seized and anchored in the Murmansk seaport after the Greenpeace demonstration near the Russian Prirazlomnaya oilrig in the Pechora Sea may be restored within several weeks, Interfax learned from Greenpeace Russia

All Arctic Sunrise crewmembers amnestied

The last crewmember of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise, Italian citizen Cristian D'Alessandro, has received documents confirming that the criminal case opened against him has been dropped under Russia's amnesty law, Greenpeace said on its Twitter page on Thursday

Putin speaks his mind

Marina Obrazkova

The Russian president supported Ukraine, praised Snowden, defended the U.S. intelligence services and offered to work with Greenpeace during his annual marathon Q&A session

Putin: Arctic Sunrise crew eligible for amnesty

The Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise crew accused of an attack against the Prirazlomnaya oilrig will be eligible for amnesty but the amnesty bill was not drawn up especially to free them from punishment, Russian President Vladimir Putin said

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