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Taisiya Osipova Jailed: Wife Of Russian Opposition Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

Daniel Zimnikov via Huff Post MOSCOW — A Russian opposition activist was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison in a review of her drug-related case _twice as long as prosecutors had requested in a ruling that drew immediate opposition … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Russia dismisses foreign critics of female punk rock band trial

Daniel Zimnikov via Reuters Russiadenounced foreign criticism of the trial of punk band Pussy Riot as politically motivated on Wednesday and said there were “elements of a clash of civilizations” in Western condemnation. Three members of the band were sentenced … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot singers severed into separate proceedings

Daniel Zimnikov – NO freedom of speech in Russia  Moscow, August 20, Interfax – The criminal case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot punk band singers has been severed into separate proceedings and the search for them has begun, the Moscow … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Madonna called Pussy Riot verdict “inhuman”

American singer Madonna released a statement on its official website about the conviction to three members of the band Pussy Riot. Singer called the judge’s decision “too cruel” and “inhuman”. “I protest against the conviction and sentence Pussy Riot, for … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Kasparov faces jail over protest ‘bite’

Kasparov (FORMER world chess champion – Daniel Zimnikov) could face up to five years in jail for allegedly biting a police officer during a protest against the Pussy Riot verdict. Police say he bit the officer on the hand when he was … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Russian female punk band Pussy Riot gets 2 years for hooliganism over Putin protest at church site

Translated by Daniel Zimnikov: All of us are Pussy Riot! A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison each on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial that has drawn … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Paul McCartney Pledges Support for Jailed Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot

The Beatles icon urges Russia to free the all-female trio who face prison time for speaking out against the government. Paul McCartney is pledging support for Pussy Riot, the Russian all-girl punk trio facing up to seven years in prison … Continue reading

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