Greenpeace activist Dima Litvinov from Sweden is one of 30 people held
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Russia 'drops Greenpeace piracy charge'

Russia has dropped a charge of piracy against Greenpeace activists held there over a protest against Arctic drilling, according to officials.

They will now face lesser charges of hooliganism rather than piracy.

30 people on board the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise were detained after the vessel was seized more than four weeks ago by Russian security forces.

Tim Willcox reports.

  • 23 Oct 2013
  • From the section Europe
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