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'Killing the Americans?'
The anti-Islam filmmaker or the cartoonist wouldn't be ordained by the Prophet himself, writes scholar.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2012 10:40 GMT
Russia Church calls on Pussy Riot to repent
Orthodox Church suggests clemency is possible for the three jailed members of the rock band, if they repent.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 16:31 GMT
Russian PM says Pussy Riot should be freed
Medvedev offers personal opinion about two-year jail sentence for three punk band members convicted of hooliganism.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2012 03:32 GMT
Two members of Pussy Riot flee Russia
Women flee country to avoid prosecution for staging protest against President Putin at a cathedral altar.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2012 00:03 GMT
A PR disaster: Five views on Pussy Riot's war
Russia's prosecution of the feminist, anti-Putin punk group is much more complex than portrayed by Western media.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 11:38 GMT
Moscow criticised for Pussy Riot prison term
European nations, US and celebrities slam two-year sentence handed to punk rockers who criticised Russian president.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 12:14 GMT
Russian punk rockers jailed for hooliganism
Court sentences three members of band to two-year jail terms for performing protest song in a church.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 00:34 GMT
After Pussy Riot, artists everywhere must stand up for each other
There are hundreds of artists who perform under threat to their freedom and lives, who also deserve our solidarity.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 14:14 GMT
Pussy Riot punks compare trial to Stalin-era
Russian band, on trial for insulting President Putin, equates hearings with tribunals used by Soviet dictator Stalin.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 07:12 GMT
Madonna to sing out on 'gay propaganda' law
Several Russian regions have passed bans on "promoting" homosexuality in public, prompting criticism.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 09:29 GMT
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