Sunday Dec 8
Rushing for the Arctic's Riches
While many existing oil and gas reserves in other parts of the world are facing steep decline, the Arctic is thought to possess vast untapped reservoirs.
Arrests taught Greenpeace 'a little lesson,' Russian ambassador says
Greenpeace activist Paul Ruzycki of Canada, one of the 30 people who were arrested over a Greenpeace protest at the Prirazlomnaya oil rig, is pictured as he is released on bail from prison in St. Petersburg in this November 22, 2013 handout photo by Greenpeace.
Mail on Sunday
British Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris freed on bail by Russian ...
British Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris has been freed on bail following two months in a Russian prison after being arrested for attempting to occupy an Arctic oil platform.
REFILE-UPDATE 2-Russian grants bail to six foreign Greenpeace activists
Six jailed foreign Greenpeace activists were granted bail by Russian courts on Tuesday, rulings that lawyers said will allow them to return home pending trial for a protest against Arctic offshore oil drilling.
The Long War Journal
Report: Israel targeted upgraded anti-aircraft systems in Syria in late October
On Oct. 31 , US officials confirmed that Israel had struck a military base near the Syrian coastal city of Latakia.
The St. Petersburg Times
McCartney Urges Putin to Release Greenpeace Activists
The former Beatles band member is the latest of musicians who have been vocal in their support of the Arctic 30. Photo: Paul McCartney / Facebook Ex-Beatles star Paul McCartney on Thursday published a letter to President Vladimir Putin, urging him to help release the 28 Greenpeace activists and two journalists held in custody for attempting to ... (more)
Greenpeace activists face new charges in Arctic Sunrise trial
Some participants of the Greenpeace raid on a Gazprom drilling platform, dubbed the 'Arctic 30', may face new charges in the ongoing trial, the Investigative Committee's official spokesman Vladimir Markin said on Thursday.