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A Russian judge has found three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism, in one of the most closely watched cases in recent Russian history.
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19/08/2012 9:52:04 a.m.
Perhaps Putin wants to join the list of reviled despots.
18/08/2012 8:56:14 p.m.
James J.REad wrote:
I fear for New Zealand's future if the views of Wiseacre are widely accepted. Having studied Russian history at university and been interested in the place for 40 years, I can see no similarity between the two governments.Sadly in the field of human rights, Russia is backsliding.
18/08/2012 4:31:19 p.m.
John Davis wrote:
Ridiculous Russia's officials have just proven they are corrupt, there is no way that they deserve 2 years.
Just another example of how Russia is reverting back to the Totalitarian state it was before.
And to think Bush thought highly of putin, it just goes to show off how poor a president he was.
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