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Detained Greenpeace Activists Leave Russia After Receiving Amnesty

Six Greenpeace activists‒five Britons and one Canadian‒have left Russia after being granted amnesty on charges of hooliganism.   The activists left Russia on Friday, after more than two months in detention in connection with a September protest at a Russian oil rig in the Arctic Sea. "It's over," Briton Alex Harris told reporters. "We're finally, truly free."    The first of the 30 people detained in that September 19 protest...

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