- A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia Updated: Aug-25-15 10:04 am
MOSCOW - The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers.
- 7 Greenpeace activists fined for Oregon icebreaker protest Updated: Aug-14-15 1:46 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Another two Greenpeace protesters who tried to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland, Oregon, for an Arctic oil-drilling operation have been fined $5,000 by the Coast Guard.
- Coast Guard files charges against Portland protesters Updated: Aug-12-15 11:32 pm
- Russia bids for vast Arctic territories at UN Updated: Aug-04-15 2:22 pm
MOSCOW - Russia has submitted a revised bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.