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Pussy Riot Members Detained in Sochi

Reports from the Russian town of Sochi, which is hosting the Olympic winter games, say two members of the political protest group Pussy Riot have been detained near the site of the Olympic Games. A human rights activist echoed the Twitter report of Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who said she and fellow punk rock band member Maria Alyokhina were detained Tuesday in central Sochi and accused of an unspecified crime. Tolokonnikova said the two women were merely walking along the...

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