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Russia claims killer demands Pussy Riot freed

Daniel Zimnikov via Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The bodies of two slain women were found in Russia beneath a scrawled message demanding freedom for the jailed members of the Pussy Riot band, officials said Thursday. While a Russian investigator cautioned … Continue reading

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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: Russian court Web site defaced over Pussy Riot verdict

Daniel Zimnikov (BBC News) A group claiming to be associated with Anonymous has taken responsibility for the attack. A Russian court Web site has been defaced following a verdict that saw the all-female punk rock band Pussy Riot sentenced to … 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: 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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