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Russian Punk Rockers Found Guilty of ”Hooliganism”

August 17, 2012


(REUTERS) – Three women from the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in jail on Friday for their protest in a church against President Vladimir Putin, an outcome supporters described as the Kremlin leader’s “personal revenge”. The group’s backers burst into chants of “Shame” outside the Moscow courthouse and said the […]