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Pussy Riot: Two Members Of Feminist Punk Band Flee Russia, Fearing Arrest

Following the conviction of three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot, two additional members have fled the country, fearing arrest for their participation in the band’s punk prayer performance at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Church. Last week, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (above), Mariya Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich were sentenced to two years in prison for…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 27, 2012