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What Does It Mean To Be Charged With "Hooliganism" In Russia?

Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison today on the charge of "hooliganism." Below, a look at what the charge actually means in Russian law.

Scenes Of Outrage And Solidarity From Pussy Riot Protests Around The World

The Russian feminist punk band was sentenced to two years in prison this morning for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred." The band was arrested in March following an unauthorized performance at Moscow's main Russian Orthodox cathedral where they screamed, "Mother Mary please drive Putin away."

Pussy Riot Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

A Moscow judge has sentenced each of the three members of the punk activist collective to two years in prison. The official charges are "hooliganism" following a stunt in which the three members performed an anti-Putin song in a Russian Orthodox church.

5 Defiant Moments From Pussy Riot's Closing Statement

Yekaterina Samutsevich speaks out on why she stood up to Putin and his violation of church-state separation at Pussy Riot's now-notorious cathedral demonstration.

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