Greenpeace vs. Gazprom Football Protest Stokes Row with Russia

The ongoing conflict over 30 Greenpeace activists jailed in Russia for an action in the Arctic has taken a new twist. A high-profile football game in Switzerland was marred by a protest targeting Russian state-run energy giant and major soccer sponsor Gazprom.
The Greenpeace banner unfurled at FC Basel's stadium on Tuesday night.

The Greenpeace banner unfurled at FC Basel's stadium on Tuesday night.

Foto: FABRICE COFFRINI/ AFP
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