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August 20, 2013

Human Rights First's Innokenty Grekov on Pussy Riot One Year Later

One year ago three members of Pussy Riot were convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" for staging a 40-second nonviolent protest in Russia's main church. Today, Ekaterina Samutsevich, now free on probation, is waging a legal battle and an international campaign on behalf of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Mariya Alyokhina, who will meet the anniversary in labor camps.