Pussy Riot Members Freed

Maria Alyokhina of Pussy RiotAs part of an amnesty program enacted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, members of the protest punk band Pussy Riot were freed overnight. But, as I agree with, the activists maintain that it is a PR stunt by Putin in an effort to impress the world before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Games.

Anyhow, this is good news for Russia.

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Boycott The Sochi Games!

JP-RUSSIA-2-articleInlineAfter reading this article in the NYT, I feel that the proper response to the anti-gay legislation and overall discrimination against the LGBT community in Russia should result in a boycott by all people/competitors of conscience of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

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