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Sting condemns Russia's treatment of Pussy Riot musicians ahead of Moscow concert

Headline Title:  Sting condemns Russia's treatment of Pussy Riot musicians 25 July 2012 The musician Sting has joined Amnesty International in condemning the Russian authorities’ treatment of Pussy Riot, a Russian punk rock protest band.Last week, a court in Moscow ruled that three members of the female punk group Pussy Riot must remain in pre-trial custody for six more months after members of the group sang a protest song in Moscow’s main Orthodox church in February.Maria Alekhina, Ekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who are accused of “hooliganism on the grounds…

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