Pussy Riot Latest

06russia-master675A short article in the NYT reporting the latest in the lives of the Russian protest-punk band Pussy Riot and how their incarceration emboldened them.

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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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