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Russia Drops Charges Against Greenpeace Activists

The environmental group Greenpeace said Russia has dropped criminal charges against most of its activists arrested in a September protest against Arctic oil drilling.  Greenpeace said it expects all 30 cases to be closed down shortly. On its official Twitter account Wednesday, Greenpeace said the last hurdle before the activists can return home is to secure exit visas. The group hopes that will happen by the end of the week. The Russian government has released a number of...

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