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Pussy Riot trial protest in Moscow
Russian police officers detain a Pussy Riot supporter near the Khamovnichesky Court in Moscow during the court hearing. The court has found Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot members Yekaterina Samutsevich, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility after singing a song insulting Vladimir Putin in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow earlier this year ahead of presidential elections in Russia, and sentenced them to two years of imprisonment.
August 17, 2012