Sir Paul McCartney tweets Russian response

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...The Russian Ambassador kindly responded saying that their situation ‘is not properly represented in the world media’...

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...It would be great if this misunderstanding could be resolved and the protesters can be home with their families in time for Christmas...

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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.