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Anthony Perrett is back in Wales enjoying home comforts after spending more than 2 months in a Russian prison. Alexandra Lodge has been speaking to him.
Anthony Perret is enjoying his first weekend back home after being held in Russia for 100 days
He was one of five UK Greenpeace activists, held in Russia on hooliganism charges but released last week under a new Russian amnesty law.
Freed Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris told ITV News' Libby Wiener that freeing protesters and journalists arrested during Arctic protests was "the easy way out for Russia" before the winter Olympics kick off.
Harris described the prison she was held in as "disgusting", adding: "I can't believe people spend years there before going for trial. As human beings we don't deserve that."
Five of the six British people arrested over a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic have arrived at London's St Pancras Station, after spending nearly four months in Russian jail.
A sixth Briton, activist Frank Hewetson, has also been released and is travelling to another country.
Alexandra Harris, Anthony Perrett, Phil Ball, Kieron Bryan and Iain Rogers left St Petersburg today travelled from Paris by Eurostar this afternoon to meet their families in London.
One of the five Britons due back in the UK today after being detained in Russia for nearly four months says she is experiencing mixed emotions after her release.
Alexandra Harris, Anthony Perrett, Phil Ball, Kieron Bryan and Iain Rogers left St Petersburg today after being held in Russia over a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic in September.
Harris, 27, said while she was very relieved to be going home, she would miss other members of the Arctic 30 as they have become an "extended family".
A British man released from a Russian jail has said his ordeal "was definitely worth it" and that he would return to the country if needed.
Anthony Perrett, 32, will arrive in London today along with four other Britons after being held for over two months in a Russian jail after protesting against an Arctic offshore oil rig in September.
"It's been a very long 100 days. I'm quite eager to get back to Wales and sleep in my own bed and get back to work," he told BBC Radio 4's Today as he prepared to board the flight to the UK.
"The existence of humanity on the planet - what price can you put on that?," he said, insisting he would feel the same if he had been convicted and served a long jail term.
The 32-year-old said while the activists had not been mistreated, the facility they were held in was like a concentration camp.
"We weren't treated like prisoners of war. It had very much the razor wire and the barbed wire and the reinforcing bar which made up the cages. It had the aesthetic of a concentration camp, not the conditions of."
Five Britons due to return to the UK today after being held in a Russian jail for over two months are excited to be coming back, Greenpeace said.
Greenpeace member Anthony Perrett will arrive in London with fellow activists Alexandra Harris and Phil Ball, crew member Iain Rogers and freelance videographer Kieron Bryan.
"After 102 days it's great to have them on the way back home. We've spoken to them and they're excited to be coming back," a spokesman for Greenpeace said.
"It is a relief to their families who have gone through a difficult time."
The group were detained for protesting against an Arctic offshore oil rig owned by the Russian company Gazprom.
A British woman released from a Russian jail after being detained for more than 102 days amid claims of hooliganism has described his joy at being released.
Alex Harris, who was released along with four other British men, said, "We're finally, truly, free", upon leaving the country.
Five of the six Britons detained in Russia following a protest over Arctic oil drilling have left Russia, Greenpeace said.
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Five of the six British people held in Russia over a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic are heading back to the UK.