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Pussy Riot found guilty. Sentenced to 2 years in prison!

Russian female punk rock band, Pussy Riot, was found guilty today for filming a music video mocking Putin in Moscow's biggest cathedral. The 3 ladies were sentenced to 2 years in prison for this. Freedom of speech/expression clearly don't exist in Russia. Free Pussy Riot!

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison each on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance of dissent.

The trial sparked a wave of protests around the world in support of the feminist rockers, who have been dubbed prisoners of conscience by international rights group. Hundreds of Pussy Riot supporters chanted "Russia without Putin!" amid a heavy police presence outside the courtroom, and several opposition leaders were detained.

The three were arrested in March after a guerrilla performance in Moscow's main cathedral, high-kicking and dancing while singing a "punk prayer" pleading the Virgin Mary to save Russia from Vladimir Putin, who was elected to a third new term as Russia's president two weeks later."

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Not sure why this was moved

Not sure why this was moved to "off topic" considering it relates to free speech/expression and the fact people in other countries are being prosecuted for expressing what should be their liberties. This is a story that Ron Paul supporters/libertarians would be interested in as far as I'm concerned.