UN orders Arctic releases

A United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled Russia should release the Greenpeace ship, and all activists arrested on it during a protest against Arctic drilling. Four British activists and a UK journalist were earlier released from a Russian jail.

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British Greenpeace activist granted bail in Russia

A British Greenpeace activist arrested for protesting against drilling in the Arctic has been granted bail by a court in Russia, Greenpeace announced.

Alexandra Harris

Alexandra Harris is one of three Britons arrested two months ago after their ship was seized by Russian security authorities. She has been bailed for 2 million Rubles (£40,000).

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"I've spent two months in prison. They've been the hardest 2 months of my life. Everyday is a struggle," Harris told the court earlier.

Twenty-eight activists and two journalists were arrested by the Russian authorities on September 14, including Harris.

Two other Brits, Kerion Bryan and Anthony Perrett, will learn their fate in separate hearings later today.

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