Greenpeace Activists Are Removed From Gazprom Arctic Rig
The maritime force fired 11 shots while calling on Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship to leave the area, the campaign group said today in an e-mailed statement.
Gazprom, Russia’s largest company, plans to begin the nation’s first oil production in Arctic seas at the Prirazlomnoye deposit this year. Greenpeace activists scaled the same offshore drilling platform in 2012.
To contact the reporter on this story: Stephen Bierman in Moscow at firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Will Kennedy at email@example.com