Thursday 21 June 2018

Maria's plea

, September 26, 2013

Maria Alyokhina, jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, looks out from a defendants' box as she attends a court hearing in Nizhny Novgorod, on September 26. Alyokhina, convicted of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred for protesting in a Moscow cathedral, appeared in court on Thursday to appeal for the commutation of her sentence, according to local media. Reuters/Roman Yarovitsyn

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