Russian coast guard threatens use of force against Greenpeace vessel

The Greenpeace ice breaker Arctic Sunrise has been stopped by Russian border guard in the Kara Sea and has left the area following what Greenpeace claims were ‘threats to use force.”

Greenpeace is protesting an oil exploration joint venture between Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft and US oil giant ExxonMobil.

Ледокол Greenpeace, остановленный российскими пограничниками, уйдет из Карского моря

Москва. 26 августа. INTERFAX.RU – Ледокол Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise покидает Карское море, сообщила представитель российского отделения Гринпис Халимат Текеева.

“Такое решение было принято после того как российская береговая охрана пригрозила применить силу”, – сказала она.

http://www.interfax.ru/news.asp?id=325358

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