Relief for parents of Greenpeace activist bailed in Russia

Journalist Kieron Bryan and Greenpeace activist Alex Harris were granted bail in a Russian court this morning.

They've spent two months in jail following a protest at a Russian oil rig in September.

The group were originally charged with piracy, but the charges were later downgraded to hooliganism as part of an organised group, which carries a maximum sentence of seven years in prison.

Iain Rogers, who's also from Devon, will find out later if he too will be bailed.

Alex's parents, Cliff and Lynn Harris, were thrilled to hear the court's decision.

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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.