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Members Of Russian Band Pussy Riot Reportedly Detained


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Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were reportedly detained near the prison where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held. A protest on August 7 took place on a bridge in the Siberian city of Yakutsk, where director Oleg Sentsov is serving a sentence on Russian terrorism charges his supporters say are politically motivated. Two people are seen in a brief video clip wearing the band's familiar balaclavas along with a banner on reading "Free Sentsov!" Band member Maria Alyokhina tweeted that she and Olga Borisova were detained during the protest. (Mediazona video via AP)

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