Pussy Riot band members guilty of hooliganism: Moscow court

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A Moscow court on Friday pronounced a guilty verdict in the case of three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot who staged a protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin in a landmark church.

Judge Marina Syrova said the three band members had 'carefully planned' their February 21 action inside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral.

She was expected to sentence them later on Friday with the prosecution seeking three years of corrective labour.

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