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  • Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy

    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Wednesday dropped piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who were jailed last month after protesting oil drilling in the Arctic, charging them instead with hooliganism. An investigation led officials to issue the less...
  • Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners

    Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners
    MOSCOW -- Several thousand people demanding the release of political prisoners took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday in the biggest protest action so far this fall. On a gray, overcast afternoon, protesters marched along Moscow's central Boulevard...
  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...
  • Review: 'The East' a complex, provocative morality tale

    Review: 'The East' a complex, provocative morality tale
    "The East" is a provocative industrial espionage thriller that pits counterculture revolutionaries intent on exposing corporate villainy against the undercover intelligence specialists paid exceedingly well to keep their compromised clientele clean. By...
  • Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?

    Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?
    SEATTLE — The seal looked appealing, a daisy on a field of green, with the words “Tested Green.” It was issued to more than 120 products as a guarantee of environmental responsibility. The problem, federal trade regulators announced in...
  • Dick's Last Resort waiter launches unicycle trek on Sunday

    Dick's Last Resort waiter launches unicycle trek on Sunday
    Mount Vernon resident Cary Gray, a waiter at¬†Dick’s Last Resort in the Power Plant, will start out Sunday on a year-long, 22,000-mile unicycle tour that will take him from Baltimore across the United States and down to South America. Dick's Last...
  • Pussy Riot, Greenpeace could benefit from Russian amnesty law

    MOSCOW – Russia’s parliament on Wednesday¬†approved an amnesty law that could allow two jailed members of the punk music group Pussy Riot to go free and pardon 30 people facing charges over a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling....
  • Russian amnesty vote a capper on Putin's year

    MOSCOW — It has been a good week for Russian President Vladimir Putin — at the end of a pretty good year. Russia's parliament approved an amnesty law Wednesday that is likely to result in freedom for two jailed members of the punk music...
  • Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests

    Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests
    Pardon me, but no one told me that Thursday was Pardoning Day. Turns out that President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin do have at least one thing in common (besides all those nuclear warheads, I mean): They both have something of a soft spot...
  • Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky

    MOSCOW — He was once Russia's richest man and, by some measures, President Vladimir Putin's most potent foe. By Thursday, when Putin said he was likely to grant clemency to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that was all long in the past. Both Khodorkovsky's...
  • Putin critic, Russia tycoon Khodorkovsky released from prison

    Putin critic, Russia tycoon Khodorkovsky released from prison
    MOSCOW -- Tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from prison following President Vladimir Putin's pardon, his spokeswoman told the Associated Press Friday. Olga Pispanen said that the prison chief has confirmed that Khodorkovsky has been released...