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Pussy Riot members detained in Sochi by Russian police

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Pussy Riot members detained in Sochi by Russian police
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Two members of the protest group Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were detained by law enforcement authorities on Tuesday in Sochi, where Russia is holding the Winter Olympics, the activists said on Twitter.

Alyokhina said they had been detained on suspicion of committing a crime but did not give details.



We were detained for 7 hours, on the 17th we’ve spent 10 hours with the FSB (Russia’s Federal Security Service) and today we’re in a police van, accused of theft

(During our arrest, policemen used force)

(At the moment of detention , we have not carried out the action, we walked along the Sochi. WALKED)
Masha Alehina,another member of Pussy Riot and I on our way to the police department Blinovo, for being in Sochi
Inside of a police wagon
We’ve been jostled into a police wagonREUTERS