29 of 30 Greenpeace activists granted bail

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Posted: Friday, November 22, 2013 12:00 am

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - All but one of the 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic were free on bail Friday after spending more than two months in Russian jails. The only one to be denied bail, an Australian activist, also was expected to be released after his appeal was heard.

Greenpeace lawyers said they would now focus on helping the foreign citizens to leave Russia.

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