Russia amnesty could free Pussy Riot members

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA – There’s CD compilations like “Punk Goes Christmas,” “Punk Goes Pop,” or “Punk Goes to Jail?” Yeah, that last one isn’t the latest music compilation. It was a reality for two members of the punk band Pussy Riot.

They were jailed for two years for hooliganism over a protest in a cathedral against President Vladimir Putin. But Russian lawmakers have approved an amnesty bill that could set the two women free. Officials say the amnesty, to mark the anniversary of the adoption of Russia’s post-communist constitution in 1993, will be applied to thousands of Russian prisoners.

A get out of jail card, now that must be some music to their ears.

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