Three Against the System

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The trial and verdict in the "Pussy Riot" case reveals that precarious state of Russia's democracy, and the increasingly weak position of president Putin.

Background

In Support of Pussy Riot

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Sing. Dance. Shout.

We must not be silent while the "Pussy Riot" activists go to jail. Their dancing and singing has been stopped - and Russia readies itself for another, much more frightening kind of dance.

Dissidence and Blasphemy in Russia

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Vaginal Turmoil

The harsh verdict against Pussy Riot's punk activists has unleashed a torrent of criticism. But some solidarity statements are misguided: not every performance is protected by freedom of expression.

Pussy Riot on Trial

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Girls Aloud

The system shows its nasty side: if you dare to insult patriarch Putin, you'll be locked away. But the writing is on the wall after the Pussy Riot case.

 
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