Greenpeace activists intercept Russian ship

Associated Press
Greenpeace activists are in a boat in front of  energy giant Gazprom's Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya in the Pechora Sea on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Greenpeace activists have stormed a floating oil rig in Russia's Pechora Sea, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from the nearest port, to protest oil drilling in the Arctic, the environmental organization said Friday. (AP Photo/Denis Sinyakov, Greenpeace)

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More than a dozen Greenpeace activists have intercepted a ship carrying Russian oil workers to a floating oil platform in Russia's Arctic. Greenpeace said in a statement on Aug. 27 that 14 activists chained themselves to the anchor chain of the vessel which was carrying Gazprom's workers to the Prirazlomnaya platform in the Pechora Sea.

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