At least four abseilers were seen descending from the room of Basel's St Jakob Park stadium with a banner protesting against Arctic oil drilling by Russian energy firm Gazprom.
Schalke, the German team playing against Basel, display the Gazprom sponsor on the chest of their playing shirts.
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