Russian PM says Pussy Riot women should not be in prison

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that he believed that punk band Pussy Riot should not be in prison, after two members convicted of hooliganism began two-year terms in camps.

"I would not put them in jail if I was a judge. I simply don't consider it right that they serve prison sentences. They have already been in jail long enough," he was quoted as saying by the RIA Novosti news agency.

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