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Members of Pussy Riot Freed From Prison

Both jailed members of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot have been freed early from prison under an amnesty law.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova walked free from a prison hospital in Siberia, while band mate Maria Alyokhina, was freed earlier on Monday in Nizhny Novgorod.

Both have dismissed the amnesty as a "PR stunt" ahead of the Winter Olympics being hosted by Russia in February.

The women were jailed in August 2012 after performing a protest song in Moscow's main cathedral.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • BigT||

    We should invite them to perform here in the Kennedy Center. But Obama's too stupid to tweak Putin this way. He's too busy twerking Putin.

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