Brit 'fears' Russia jail term

One of the members of a Greenpeace crew seized during a protest in the Arctic has revealed he is preparing himself for a long prison sentence in Russia. In a letter to his family, Kieron Bryan, 29, wrote about the "horrible uncertainty and anxiety".

Greenpeace held in Russia are 'pieces in a game'

Greenpeace crew arrested over piracy charges by Russian authorities are "pieces in a game we didn't want to participate in", a British journalist held there wrote in a letter.

Kieron Bryan, 29, wrote to his family after he was denied bail on Friday:

I'm not allowed to see the others I came with, we are being kept separately and the only chance to talk comes during the exercise period - it involves shouting over two metre high walls and hoping someone can speak English nearby.

I'm trying to prepare myself for a lengthy sentence. Everyone says it's very unlikely but all of this feels unlikely. I'll get through this, we all will.

Journalist held over piracy charges 'fears jail term'

One of the members of a Greenpeace crew seized during a protest in the Arctic has revealed he is preparing himself for a long prison sentence in Russia.

In a letter to his family, Kieron Bryan, 29, assures them he is OK, apart from the "horrible uncertainty and anxiety".

Freelance videographer Kieron Bryan. Credit: Nick Cobbing/Greenpeace/PA Wire

The videographer, originally from Devon, was on board the Arctic Sunrise during a protest against drilling in the Arctic when all 30 people on board were arrested by the Russian authorities. He was denied bail last week.

Read: Brits' Russia bail rejected

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