Russia May Charge Greenpeace Activists As Pirates

Russia may charge Greenpeace activists as pirates

Russia says it will prosecute all activists, regardless of their nationality, on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, which authorities are towing to the port of Murmansk after boarding the vessel.

Prosecutors are accusing the activists of piracy after they tried to board an oil platform.

Photo: Greenpeace picture of two activists scaling side of Prirazlomnaya oil platform (AFP/Greenpeace)

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