British Greenpeace activist 'chuffed' to be freed

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:


Anthony Perret, got out an hour ago, tells us "Chuffed to be out, it's quite nice really". #FreeTheArctic30


Great news: Kieron Bryan, the second Brit, has been released on bail in St Petersburg #FreeTheArctic30

Read: Two Arctic Brits freed in Russia


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.