2 Years In Prison For Pussy Riot

Russian President Vladimir Putin has his version of freedom. And it doesn’t include a female rock band singing songs protesting Putin’s Russia. The band, named Pussy Riot,  is Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, Maria Alekhina, 24, and Yekaterina Samutsevich, 30, was arrested in March after performing a “punk prayer” in Christ the Savior Cathedral, dancing and high-kicking as they called on the Virgin Mary to save Russia from Putin, who was elected to a third term as Russia’s president two weeks later.

And today the women were sentenced to two years in prison for “hooliganism.”

Link: Activists get 2 years for anti-Putin church stunt

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