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Greenpeace activists out on bail

Greenpeace activists Kieron Bryan and Alex Harris from Devon have been freed on bail in Russia. They were among 30 arrested two months ago after an Arctic oil rig protest. Another Devon detainee - Iain Rogers - is likely to be bailed soon.

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Devon man: "I'm preparing for a lengthy sentence"

Damon Albarn and Jude Law at a protest outside the Russian Embassy in London earlier this month Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A video journalist from North Devon says he's preparing himself for a lengthy prison sentence after being detained in Russia. Kieron Bryan has been charged with piracy after being arrested along with activists from Greenpeace.

They'd been staging a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. Two other people from Devon - Alex Harris and Ian Rogers - are also being held.

In a letter to his family in Shebbear, Mr Bryan wrote: "I'm trying to prepare myself for a lengthy sentence. Everyone says it's very unlikely but all of this feels unlikely. I'll get through this, we all will."

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