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Multiple Greenpeace Activists Face Piracy Charges In Russia
2013-10-03 07:41:01

A demonstration last month against Arctic oil drilling has turned into an international incident this week. Russia has started charging 30 Greenpeace activists from 18 countries with piracy, a charge that could bring long prison terms for a protest in a region the Kremlin sees as a key to future prosperity.

2013-09-17 23:31:19

Yes, it's true, and can't be arrrgued: it's time to talk like a pirate.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.