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Russian Authorities Release First of 'Arctic 30' From Jail

A Brazilian ecological activist left a Russian prison Wednesday after being granted bail, becoming the first among a group of Greenpeace members jailed for a protest at an Arctic oil drilling platform to be released from detention. Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel walked out of a women's prison in St. Petersburg after a city court granted her bail. Courts in St. Petersburg granted bail to several other Greenpeace activists Wednesday. Among them was Peter Willcox, the American captain of the...

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