Russia

Pussy Riot Headed for Prison Camps

The two women are on their way to camps east of Moscow described as tough

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Two convicted women from the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are on their way to two prison camps far from home, their lawyers and supporters say.

Conditions are reported to be tough at the camps, in Perm and Mordovia, east of Moscow. Those areas were used for mass prison colonies in the Soviet era.

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