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British Essex police arrest 15 Greenpeace activists for blocking Russian tanker docking

Moscow (Sputnik)-British police arrested 15 Greenpeace activists in Essex for preventing tankers carrying 33,000 tons of Russian diesel fuel from docking in county ports, police said on Monday. Stated.

“We arrested 15 people after receiving reports of people accessing the Glaze Navigator Terminal,” police said in a statement.

The statement also said that “we were arrested on suspicion of exacerbation of trespassing” and “people were excluded from the site.”

He added that the detainees remained in detention.

On May 9, the UK introduced a new package of sanctions against Russia and Belarus for $ 2 billion worth of trade. The new restrictions are the third wave of trade sanctions that Britain has imposed on Russia over special military operations in Ukraine. Excluding gold and energy, about 96% of Russia’s imports into the UK and more than 60% of UK’s exports to Russia are currently restricted.

https://sputniknews.com/20220516/uk-essex-police-arrest-15-greenpeace-activists-for-blocking-russian-tanker-from-docking-1095546785.html British Essex police arrest 15 Greenpeace activists for blocking Russian tanker docking

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