19th Feb 2019


Pussy Riot jailed for World Cup final stunt

Four protesters from the Russian art group, Pussy Riot, who interrupted the World Cup final match between France and Croatia by invading the pitch have been sentenced to 15 days in jail. The protestors called for the release of political prisoners, the end to illegal detentions at political rallies, and halting policing of people's political views on social media. They were also banned from sports events for three years.

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