Watch: Greenpeace Activist Held At Gunpoint By Russian Coastguard

Category: World / Sep 20, 2013 3:27PM EDT

Video footage released by Greenpeace shows a hostile moment between one of their activists and a Russian coast guard near an oil platform in the Arctic Pechora Sea. The coast guard is seen in the video holding a gun to the activist who has his arms raised.

Two Greenpeace activists from the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise were arrested on Wednesday. On the Arctic Sunrise were 25 people, protesting the environmental risks posed by increased energy exploitation in the Arctic.


Video Courtesy Of Reuters