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Pussy Riot arrests

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On Feb. 21, five members of the Russian punk rock band "Pussy Riot" staged a protest performance at Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior against the Orthodox Church leader's support for Putin during his election campaign. Three members were arrested and on Aug. 17 were convicted of... Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images