By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazilian activist Ana Paula Maciel, who was jailed by Russian authorities in September, has been freed from a prison in Saint Petersburg after Greenpeace posted a R$140,000 bail for her release, O Globo reported. Maciel was taken into custody while participating in a protest against drilling in the Arctic sponsored by the international environmental NGO.
Maciel was reportedly the first of the group of 28 activists and two journalists . . .