Russia To File Piracy Charges Against Anti-Arctic Drilling Greenpeace Activists | Talking Points Memo

MURMANSK, Russia (AP) — Russian investigators said Tuesday that they will file piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who tried to climb onto an offshore drilling platform in the Arctic owned by the state-controlled gas company Gazprom.The activists are on a Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise, that was seized last week by the Russian Coast Guard and towed Tuesday into a port near Murmansk.


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