- West Country
- 35 updates
Three people from Devon who were being held for their part in a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic have today been released from jail. They'd been in prison for two months - initially on charges of piracy and then of hooliganism.
At the moment they're all still due to put on trial. But today their families say they hope they'll see them soon.
Bob Cruwys reports
Greenpeace activist has just been released on bail in Russia. She is likely to remain in the country until her trail on hooliganism charges.
After watching the live pictures of Keiron Bryan walking out of jail, his father Andy Bryan said:
British journalist Kieron Bryan, who was being held in Russia for his part in a Greenpeace protest, has been released.
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Twitter feed posted a picture of the newly-released Mr Bryan with the words, "Now, there's a smile!"
Kieron Bryan, the British journalist who is being held in Russia for his part in a Greenpeace protest, has been granted bail.
The freelance photographer from Devon told the court he was "accused of hooliganism" when "doing his job as a reporter."
Earlier today, Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris was the first of six British citizens held in Russia to be given bail.
Two freelance journalists and 28 activists were arrested two months ago after their ship was seized by Russian security authorities.
Half of the detained activists, including the ship's captain Peter Willcox, have been granted bail this week.
Kieron Bryan has this morning been released on bail in Russia. He was one of the three Devon Greenpeace activists being held on hooliganism charges after an Arctic oil protest.
Three Greenpeace detainees from Devon could be released from prison in Russia later today.
Alex Harris, Kieron Bryan and Iain Rogers were all bailed over the last two days.
However they'll still face charges of hooliganism for their part in protests against oil drilling in the arctic. It's thought they'll stay in the country until they appear in court.
Greenpeace activist Iain Rogers from Exeter has been given bail by a Russian court.
John Andrews has the latest.
Greenpeace activist Iain Rogers from Devon has been granted bail after being detained in Russia for two months. He was arrested with 29 others whilst carrying out a protest at an oil rig.
Greenpeace activist Iain Rogers from Devon is waiting to find out if he will granted bail in Russia. He was among 30 arrested two months ago whilst trying to hang a protest banner on an oil rig.
Yesterday, activist Alex Harris and journalist Kieron Bryan were both granted bail.
Latest ITV News reports
Videographer, Kieron Bryan from Devon, has been charged with piracy by Russian state prosecutors after a protest at an Arctic oil rig.