Russian court releases Brazilian Greenpeace activist on bail: group
SAINT PETERSBURG - Agence France-Presse
A Russian police officer puts handcuffs on Greenpeace International activist, one of the "Arctic 30," Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel from Brazil, in a defendant cage in a court in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg, on November 18, 2013. AFP photoA Russian court Tuesday released on bail a Brazilian Greenpeace activist, the first non-Russian to be set free from the so-called Arctic 30 detained for a protest against oil drilling, the group said.
"Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel (BRA) to be released on bail says court in St Petersburg," Greenpeace said on Twitter, citing the decision of a Saint Petersburg court. "First non-Russian." Earlier courts in the city freed three Russian activists on bail but ordered an Australian activist to remain in pre-trial jail until February 24.