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Members of Russian female punk band #PussyRiot found guilty

Mother Jones@MotherJones  Verdict in: 2 years in prison for each #PussyRiot defendant: Pussy Riot jailed: Two years for Russian protest band –

The Washington Post@washingtonpost #PussyRiot prosecutors have asked for 3-yr sentence; hooliganism motivated by religious hatred carries max of 7 years:

The New York Times@nytimes  Latest: 3 women in Russian punk band are found guilty of hooliganism, awaiting sentence

RT@RT_com BREAKING: #PussyRiot members guilty, were acting with religious hatred – verdict still being announced

BBC Breaking News@BBCBreaking Members of Russian female punk band #PussyRiot found guilty of hooliganism, Russian media say

Pussy Riot trial verdict – live! The Guardian

Live Blog: Verdict in Trial of Russian Punk Band Pussy Riot Wall Street Journal (blog)

Pussy Riot decry lack of freedoms as trial verdict due Reuters

Pussy Riot convicted of hooliganism by Russian judge Toronto Star

Women In Russian Punk Band Found Guilty Of Hooliganism NPR (blog)

David Allen Green@DavidAllenGreen #PussyRiots facing three years, according to reports. (In England, @PeterTatchell fined £18.60 for similar “offence” )

Pussy Riot found guilty of hooliganism

Pussy Riot found guilty of hooliganism by Moscow court Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have been convicted of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred, over a protest in a cathedral. Judge Marina Syrova said the women had “crudely undermined social order” during their action in February.

BBC News (UK)@BBCNews Anti-#PussyRiot protesters outside court, including a string quartet – @Emmawells1

BBC News (UK)@BBCNews

#PussyRiot “offended the feelings of Orthodox believers” and showed a “complete lack of respect” – judge #пуссирайот

Jessica Valenti@JessicaValenti  “…the ‘jerking of limbs’ during the performance was further proof of hatred towards Christians.” #PussyRiot

Paul Sonne@paulsonne This is the clip of the #PussyRiot protest in the Moscow cathedral. This is the crime being discussed:

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