Greenpeace Photographer's Prison Diary: "It's Like Every Courthouse I've Ever Shot"
Freelance Russian photographer Denis Sinyakov was arrested in September for filming a Greenpeace protest against Arctic drilling. As he and 29 others are transferred to a St Petersburg jail, BuzzFeed is publishing a letter he wrote while in detention in Murmansk.
Meet The 30 Greenpeace Activists Being Held In Russia
Known as the Arctic 30, these Greenpeace members are being held in Russia for scaling an offshore oil platform as an act of protest against Russia’s energy exploration in the Arctic. The group of 30, which includes two journalists and 28 activists, was charged with piracy, which carries a maximum 15-year jail term.