Moscow's Khamovnichesky District Court will hand down a sentence on three members of the Pussy Riot feminist punk band accused of disorderly conduct at the Christ the Savior Cathedral on August 17. The defendants made their last pleas on Wednesday, and Judge Marina Syrova presiding over the hearings retired for handing down a ruling on the case. Prosecutors asked the court to sentence the three women to three years in prison each on Tuesday. from Interfax


RAPSI Court Transcripts of the 8th day