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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin is spending billions of taxpayers' rubles on 20 luxurious residences, 43 jets and four yachts, a top opposition leader claimed.

    Opposition leader Boris Nemtsov speaks as he present his new book about the wealth of Vladimir Putin at a news conference in Moscow, Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012. The Russian opposition leader claims that President Vladimir Putin is using billions of taxpayers’ rubles on 20 luxurious residences, dozens of jets, four yachts and a collection of exquisite wristwatches. The book is titled: The Life of a Galley Slave.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 4:30 PM EST
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  • Greenpeace activists including Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo, board energy giant Gazprom's Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya off the North-eastern coast of Russia in the Pechora Sea on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Greenpeace activists have stormed a floating oil rig in Russia’s Pechora Sea to protest oil drilling in the Arctic, the environmental organization said on Friday.

    Greenpeace activists stormed a floating Russian oil rig early Friday in the open sea to protest oil drilling in the Arctic, the environmental organization said.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 AM EST
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  • MOSCOW (AP) — Greenpeace activists have stormed a floating oil rig in Russia's Pechora Sea, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from the nearest port, to protest oil drilling in the Arctic, the environmental organization said Friday.

    The six activists boarded the Prirazlomnaya platform early Friday and remain on the rig, Greenpeace said in a statement. They set off in inflatable speedboats from their ship and scaled the platform with mooring lines.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 AM EST
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