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The Moscow Times on the Pussy Riot Verdict

No one disputes that the Pussy Riot musicians deserved to be punished for their “punk prayer” in Christ the Savior Cathedral in February. The young women purposely flaunted Orthodox traditions with their clothing, language and decision to perform in an area of the church regarded as sacred . . .
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/pussy-riots-crime-and-unfair-punishment/466802.html

It was hardly forgivable before, but after this past Friday it is truly monstrous to write something like that.

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