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Pussy Riot members beaten in Sochi

20.02.14 @ 09:39

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Two members of Pussy Riot were whipped by security guards at the Sochi Games on Wednesday, reports the BBC. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who both served prison sentences for performing a protest song in a Moscow church against President Vladimir Putin, were also punched and thrown to the ground.

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