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Protesters Try to Block Russian Arctic Oil Shipmenti
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Henry Ridgwell
May 02, 2014 9:51 PM
Campaigners from the environmental group Greenpeace have tried to prevent a Russian ship, which they claim is carrying the world's first shipment of oil drilled in Russian Arctic waters, from docking in the Netherlands. The protest comes as many lawmakers in Europe look to diversify the continent's energy supplies away from Russia amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

Protesters Try to Block Russian Arctic Oil Shipment

Henry Ridgwell

Published May 02, 2014

Campaigners from the environmental group Greenpeace have tried to prevent a Russian ship, which they claim is carrying the world's first shipment of oil drilled in Russian Arctic waters, from docking in the Netherlands. The protest comes as many lawmakers in Europe look to diversify the continent's energy supplies away from Russia amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.


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