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Amnestied Members of Pussy Riot Speak Out

The two members of Russia’s all-female punk rock band Pussy Riot, who  were granted amnesty last week, are lashing out at Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a press conference Friday, newly released band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolikonnikova immediately launched into sharp criticism of Russia’s strong-arm leader. Tolikonnikova says this week's release was a public relations stunt ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi -- a pet project of Russian President...

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