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Breaking News of the Day: Pussy Riot To Go Free: About time — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced today that the three imprisoned members of Pussy Riot will be freed, saying further time behind bars would be “unproductive.” The band members’ case comes up for appeal October 1. The women already had spent more than five months in jail when they were convicted in August of “hooliganism driven by religious hatred” and sentenced to two years in prison. [ap]

thedailywhat:

Breaking News of the Day: Pussy Riot To Go Free: About time — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced today that the three imprisoned members of Pussy Riot will be freed, saying further time behind bars would be “unproductive.” 

The band members’ case comes up for appeal October 1. 

The women already had spent more than five months in jail when they were convicted in August of “hooliganism driven by religious hatred” and sentenced to two years in prison. 

[ap]

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