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Five Brits held over Arctic protest arrive back in UK

Five of the six British people arrested over a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic have arrived in London after being allowed to leave Russia.

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Releasing Arctic prisoners was 'easy way out' for Russia

Freed Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris told ITV News' Libby Wiener that freeing protesters and journalists arrested during Arctic protests was "the easy way out for Russia" before the winter Olympics kick off.

Harris described the prison she was held in as "disgusting", adding: "I can't believe people spend years there before going for trial. As human beings we don't deserve that."

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