MAKS-2017 airshow yields contracts to over $6bln - Russian ministry of industry and tradeBusiness & Economy July 23, 23:48
Russian consumer rights watchdog chief names cities with highest HIV ratesSociety & Culture July 23, 21:41
Serbian filmmaker Kustirica says Crimea’s reunification with Russia is natural processSociety & Culture July 23, 21:40
Israeli embassy in Amman attacked by terrorists, some people wounded - TVWorld July 23, 21:35
Boxing Day on Red Square sets new Guinness recordSport July 23, 8:33
Joseph Dunford says Russia most military capable country of those posing threat to USWorld July 23, 4:57
Russia’s US envoy Kislyak steps down, his deputy to act as Charg d'Affaires ad interimRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 23, 1:33
Putin greets KamAZ-Master team - winner of Silk Way RallySport July 22, 15:20
Agreements on East Ghouta zone in Syria signed - Defense MinistryWorld July 22, 14:20
ST. PETERSBURG, November 22. /ITAR-TASS/. British freelance videographer Kieron Bryan and crewmembers of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship — Dutch citizen Mannes Ubels and Canadian Paul Douglas Ruzycki — have been released from St. Petersburg’s prisons following their September arrest for storming the Russian Arctic oil rig Prirazlomnaya, a source at the environmental campaign group told Itar-Tass on Friday.
Almost all protesters should be freed on bail of two million rubles for each activist, except for Colin Russell of Australia, who might remain in custody until February 24, 2014. However, Russell’s lawyers appealed the verdict in St. Petersburg’s court.
The protesters were detained on September 18 when trying to climb the Prirazlomnaya rig from aboard the Arctic Sunrise. Their ship was towed to the port of Murmansk in northern Russia. In October, the Russian Investigative Committee dropped piracy charges against the group, replacing alleged piracy with an accusation of hooliganism.