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Pussy Riot in Russia – Challenges Church, State and Putin

The feminist punk band Pussy Riot comprised of Maria Alyokhina, 24, Yekaterina Samutsevich, 29, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, were arrested and imprisoned in March 2012 for the above performance at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. The words to the "Punk Prayer" they sang are: (Chorus) St. Maria, Virgin, Drive away Putin Drive away! Drive away Putin! (end chorus) Black robe, golden epaulettes All parishioners are crawling and bowing The ghost of freedom is in heaven Gay pride sent to Siberia in chains The head of the KGB is their chief saint Leads protesters to prison under escort In order not to offend the Holy Women have to give birth and to love Holy [...]