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#1 As much as I hate to rain irony on this brilliant but pointless bit of environmental theater, I have to ask how did they get out there? Motor boats? Motor boats fueled by petroleum products? Handy stuff, eh?
Posted by SteveS 2012-08-26 00:44||
#2 Lets hope the Russians bang them up for a couple of years.
Posted by phil_b 2012-08-26 05:25||
#3 Shoot them off the rigs, leave the bodies where they fall. Enthusiasm will drop off. Putin can get away with it.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2012-08-26 07:15||
#4 Ask for a cell next to the P***y Riot band.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-26 09:18||
#5 GreenpeaceRussia said the climbers had enough supplies to hang there for several days. However, the supplies may not be necessary. Naidoo told the AP that the platform workers "have been very friendly, engaging in conversations with us, asking where we come from and offering us soup."
The action came to an end after 15 hours of deadlock. The activists accused platform workers of hosing them with water icy water whilst suspended. They also saw two Russian Coast Guard helicopters, which, reports say, had been dispatched to detain the activists.
Sounds like Naidoo's full of, how you say...the shit?
Posted by tu3031 2012-08-26 10:32||
#6 "Sounds like Naidoo's full of, how you say...the shit?"
Greenpeace if full of sh*t, tu?
That's, how you say ... normal? :-D
Posted by Barbara 2012-08-26 10:44||
#7 Something tells me a few well placed shots from the driller's Makarov will put an end to these protestations.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-26 11:15||
#8 Shot off by guards?
(I hope, i hope, I hope)
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-08-26 13:57||
#9 Putty Riot trying to get out of Russia, Rioting Putties trying to get in.
To be flat honest, if they wanted to they could have drowned anyone in that rigup with the fire suppression hoses, 1.5" hoses @ 100psi starts to get real uncomforatble breathing-wise (yes, we have waterfights). I'm quite certain an oil platform vastly exceeds a grass rig in capability and capacity.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-08-26 17:35||
#10 I love stories like this. Greenpeace morons testing Russian sensibilities. Feminists and gays boosting Islamists. Animal activists eaten by bears. Rachel Corrie.
God does indeed have a sense of humor.
Posted by Iblis 2012-08-26 20:37||