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Pussy Riot Day of Solidarity

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

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

Russia's Prisons Look To Faiths To Bring Moral Guidance

Religion News Service | By Sophia Kishkovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Sophia Kishkovsky Religion News Service MOSCOW (RNS/ENInews) Russian prisons, struggling with a growing crime rate, overcrowding and shortfalls in...