Pussy Riot members set free (17)

The Hindu 2013.12.23 17:50
Vladimir Radyuhin The two jailed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were released on Monday. Denouncing Russia a "totalitarian" state, they vowed to reform it. Maria Alyokhina, 25, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, were set free on Monday three months ahead of their scheduled release under a broad amnesty passed by the Russian Parliament to mark the 20th anniversary of the new Russian Constitution.
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