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Pussy Riot Members Sentenced

A judge found three members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism for their anti-Kremlin protest in February in Moscow’s main cathedral. The case has become an international cause celebre and highlights the stark divide between the secular, Westernized forces who took to the streets to protest against Vladimir Putin’s rule earlier this year and the more conservative Russians he counts on as his main support.

WSJ’s Moscow bureau live blogs the hearing and reaction from Moscow. Plus, contributions from Paul Sonne and Jeanne Whalen, who are watching from London.

Source: Wall Street Journal . Read full article. (link)

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