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Merkel and Putin clash over rock band jailing

German chancellor questions jailing of Pussy Riot members as she meets the Russian president in Moscow.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has clashed with the Russian president over the jailing of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot.

    Tensions flared in public after Merkel pushed the Vladimir Putin over his country's human rights record.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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