Greenpeace journalist released from prison

A London journalist held prisoner in Russia was today allowed out of jail for the first time in two months. Keiron Byran was arrested along with Greenpeace activists, after a demonstration against an oil rig in the Arctic sea.

He's been freed on bail, but is still facing charges relating to the protest. Today his family got the chance to speak to him for the first time since his arrest. Dan Hewitt reports.

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Arctic Londoner freed on bail

A British Greenpeace activist and a London journalist have been released from a Russian jail.