After watching the live pictures of Keiron Bryan walking out of jail, his father Andy Bryan said:
British Greenpeace activist Anthony Perret, who was held in Russia following a protest over the country's Arctic drilling, said he was "chuffed" to be released.
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Twitter feed states:
British journalist Kieron Bryan, who was being held in Russia for his part in a Greenpeace protest, has been released.
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Twitter feed posted a picture of the newly-released Mr Bryan with the words, "Now, there's a smile!"
Briton Frank Hewetson and Ruslan Yakushev from Ukraine arrested by the Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest against drilling in the Arctic have been granted bail.
London activist Frank Hewetson will find out this morning if he has been granted bail, after his arrest on the Arctic Sunrise ship in Russian waters.
Yesterday, St. Petersburg courts released three of the Greenpeace activists who claim they were trying to draw attention to offshore Arctic drilling.
During the protest, some of the activists tried to scale the Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea. They were stopped by armed coastguards.
A London journalist arrested in Russia has been granted bail after spending 2 months in jail.
Kieron Bryan was one of six Britons detained by the Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest against drilling in the Arctic.
Today's news could be a sign Russia is softening its position on their case, but they will still have to face trial. Here's Luke Farrington.
A London activist arrested by Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest against drilling in the Arctic has been granted bail. Journalist Kieron Bryan along with Alex Harris from Devon are the first of the six Britons in the so-called Arctic 30 to be given bail.
The six are among the 28 activists and two freelance journalists arrested by Russian security forces two months ago.
Kieron Bryan, the British journalist who is being held in Russia for his part in a Greenpeace protest, has been granted bail.
The freelance photographer from Devon told the court he was "accused of hooliganism" when "doing his job as a reporter."
Earlier today, Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris was the first of six British citizens held in Russia to be given bail.
Two freelance journalists and 28 activists were arrested two months ago after their ship was seized by Russian security authorities.
Half of the detained activists, including the ship's captain Peter Willcox, have been granted bail this week.