11/22/2013 09:06 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST

Alexandre Paul released from St. Petersburg prison

Alexandre Paul, a Montreal Greenpeace activist detained by Russian authorities in September, has been released on bail.

Diego Creimer, a spokesman for Greenpeace Canada, confirmed his release Friday morning.

However, he said, the conditions of his bail were not immediately known.

Creimer said Paul was being taken to a hotel in St. Petersburg in the meantime.

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