Green activists arrested, shots fired at Russian Arctic rig protest

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By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian coast guards fired warning shots and arrested two Greenpeace activists who scaled the Prirazlomnaya Arctic oil platform in a protest over the potential threat to the environment from operations slated to start this year. Production at the rig, owned by state group Gazprom and Russia's first such project in the Barents Sea, was delayed last year after similar actions. Gazprom said the delay was down to "technical reasons". ...