November 12, 2012

Russian prosecutor demands to extremist video punk band «Pussy Riot» with the clip "Virgin, Putin run". The first hearing will take place on November 15 at 11:00 am in Zamoskvoretsky Court in Moscow. Under Russian law, the maximum penalty under No.282, extremism (incitement to hatred or hostility, and humiliation of human dignity) can be up to five years in prison.

 
 
In September 2012, the Prosecutor General's Office received a request from a State Duma deputy from the Liberal Democratic Party of Alexander Starovoitova for examination clip punk prayer «Pussy Riot». Video for the clip was filmed at Christ the Savior, as well as in Elohovskom Council.
 
August 17 three member punk band «Pussy Riot» Catherine Samutsevich, Hope and Mary Tolokonnikova Alekhine were sentenced for punk prayer "Hail Mary, Putin Put now!" At Christ the Savior to two years in prison. After the appeal, Catherine Samutsevich, real life has been changed to a suspended sentence.
 
Catherine will take part in the proceedings as an interested person. Her lawyer at the trial was Irina Khrunova of human rights association "Agora." Lawyers Hope Tolokonnikova and Mary Alekhine in this process do not plan to participate.