Russian lawyers fight bail for Greenpeace detainees

Prosecutors in Russia are trying to extend the detention of the Greenpeace protesters being held in St Petersburg.

The authorities are worried that if they're granted bail, they'll flee the country.

Kieron Bryan, Alexandra Harris and Iain Rogers - all from Devon - are all accused of hooliganism for their part in a protest at a Russian oil rig in September.

The Russian-owned Prazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea Credit: Greenpeace

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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.