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Pussy Riot Found Guilty Of ‘Hooliganism’, Sentenced To Two Years

The five-month case came to a head this morning, when a final verdict was made: guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” with all three women sentenced to two years in prison starting from their date of arrest in March.

08/17/2012

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Who Is Pussy Riot? A Primer On The Punks Supported By McCartney, Madonna & More

The band name “Pussy Riot” has been splashed all over the news (and the shirts of rock stars), but what exactly is the controversy all about?

08/16/2012

Russians Discover That Beer Is Alcohol

Well technically they didn’t discover this per se, but it appears they are about to finally classify the drink as an alcoholic beverage.  

02/23/2011

The Scorpions To Play Gorbachev Birthday Bash

Ethan Miller/Getty Images German rockers [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Scorpions[/lastfm] have a big concert coming up to celebrate the 80th birthday or former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

01/21/2011

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