Recent news from the department of feminist provocateurs, Russian division:
The three jailed members of Pussy Riot appealed their two-year jail sentences last week, with mixed results: Yekaterina Samutsevich (Katya) was released on a suspended sentence, because she was seized by guards at Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior last February before she got to perform the group's anti-Putin "Punk Prayer." As for the other two defendants, Maria Alyokhina (Masha) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nadya), who did manage to execute those high kicks that allegedly smashed to smithereens the morals and nerves of Orthodox believers across Russia, their sentences were upheld. They'll probably be sent to penal colonies far from Moscow, where the state will attempt to "correct" them through work and discipline.
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