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Pussy Riot v Vladimir Putin: the trial

by | 31st, July 2012

PUSSY Riot V Russin President Vladimir Putin.

The trial of Pussy Riot has begun. The band laughably charged with “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” – they sang an anti-Putin song at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral (“Mother of God, Blessed Virgin, drive out Putin!”) – face seven years in prison.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, Yekaterina Samutsevich, 29, and Maria Alekhina, 24, have been in jail since March.

More here.

Image: From left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, members of feminist punk group Pussy Riot stand behind a glass wall at a court in Moscow, Russia.



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