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Russian church organises against rock band
Thousands gather to condemn band but most Russians do not want the group jailed for 'attack'.
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2012 20:08

Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers have turned out in the Russian capital Moscow for a prayer to support the church in what it perceives to be an attack on its authority.

They refer to a confrontation involving Pussy Riot, a local punk rock band who took over the capital's main cathedral to sing their songs in a political statement in February.

Sue Turton reports from Moscow.

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