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Old 27th August 2012
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Originally Posted by chrisso View Post
But it is censorship to slam people in jail if they say something you don't agree with. How many albums are those three girls going to be making, stating their anti-government view over the next few years (in jail)? Which means, yes, they have been silenced from future commentary - by being put in jail.
Point being Putin et al underestimated the power of grass roots communication and turned the situation into an international spectacle. Because of his actions, millions upon millions have now heard of pussy riot, and Putin looks like an insecure leader who is scared of a few teenage girls.

I would hope the govt. attempts to save what little face they can and release the girls. This will not go away until they do.