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Pussy Riot Members Say Arrested In Central Sochi

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina and at least half a dozen others were arrested in the centre of the Winter Games host city over accusations of theft from a local hotel.
Pussy Riot Members Say Arrested In Central Sochi

Via AFP:

Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who were only released from penal colonies under an amnesty late last year, were arrested along with several others in the morning and then set free after four hours in police custody.

Kremlin critics slammed the arrests as a public relations disaster for the Winter Games, which still have just under a week to run in the Russian Black Sea resort.

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