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Dozens of Greenpeace activists released in Russia

One by one, Greenpeace activists in Russia are returning to freedom. After about two months in pre-trial detention, lawyers have posted bail for a majority of the group. The group of 30 was arrested after a protest at an Arctic oil drilling platform in September. The most recently released include a British freelance videographer and the American captain of the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise. (SOUNDBITE) (English) AMERICAN GREENPEACE ARCTIC SUNRISE CAPTAIN, PETER WILLCOX, SAYING: "This was too much. We do peaceful, non-violent demonstrations and this is the first time I have ever in 40 years, this is first time ever that I have been in jail for more than overnight." British Greenpeace activist Alexandra Harris says the first week was really hard. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH GREENPEACE ACTIVIST, ALEXANDRA HARRIS, SAYING: "It was nerve-wracking, not knowing what was going on. I was in a cell on my own, it was scary but you get used to it. And

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