Pussy Riot among Sakharov prize nominees
14.09.12 @ 09:18
Russian punk band Pussy Riot are among the candidates for the European Parliament’s annual Sakharov Prize, EurActiv reports. The band's three members were sentenced to prison for insulting the Russian president. Other nominees for the prize - which honours those fighting oppression - include imprisoned Belarussian opposition activist Ales Bialiatski.