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Russia PM wants Pussy Riot members freed
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says he detests their act, but that the women band members should be released.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2012 05:59 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
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
Anti-Putin punk rockers face trial in Moscow
Three members of Pussy Riot band face seven years in prison for storming church altar to denounce Russian president.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 11:19 GMT
Russia punk band to stay in pre-trial custody
Three members of Pussy Riot face up to seven years in prison for storming church altar and singing anti-Putin song.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 20:54 GMT
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