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Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot


September 21st, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yoko Ono, widow of Beatles star John Lennon, will give a peace prize in the couple's name to Russian female punk band Pussy Riot, Amnesty ... Read more...

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Putin denies role in Pussy Riot case


September 6th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he was "staying out" of the controversial case of the Pussy Riot punk group, whose three members were jailed ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses West’s Pussy Riot criticism


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has lashed out at the West over its criticism of the Pussy Riot case and the lack of freedom of artistic expression in ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot to appeal sentence


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members."Today, we received the copy of ... Read more...

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Anger in Russia as Pussy Riot jailed


August 18th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anti-Putin punks Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years each Friday over a protest in Moscow, sparking anger among their supporters.Judge Marina Syrova ruled ... Read more...

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Topless protester cuts down Cross in Ukraine


August 17th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Activists from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen cut down a wooden crucifix in the centre of the country's capital city of Kiev Friday, supporting members ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot members found guilty in Moscow (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three members of Russian girl punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow district court Friday.They performed a "punk prayer" calling ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot members found guilty in Russia


August 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three members of Russian girl punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow district court Friday.Judge Marina Syrova said Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, ... Read more...

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Russian painter sews lips to protest


July 24th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A painter in the Russian city of St. Petersburg sewed his lips and opted to stand in front of the Kazan Cathedral for several hours ... Read more...

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Russia’s Pussy Riot go on hunger strike


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS) Members of the all-female Russian punk group Pussy Riot - who face up to seven years behind bars over an anti-Putin protest - Wednesday went on ... Read more...

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Russian students create a special calendar for Putin


October 8th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
It seems that calendars are the latest craze in Russia. Twelve journalists who literally showered praises on the former Russian president recently honored Russia’s strongman, Vladmir Putin with a calendar. The ... Read more...

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