Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Pussy Riot Supporters Detained In Moscow
15.08.2012 13:27
Pussy Riot Supporters Detained In Moscow
Blessed are the merciful (Credit: Timur Khorev, RIA Novosti)

With the final verdict in the Pussy Riot trial looming, the band's supporters gathered on Wednesday morning at the staircase of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, asking for forgiveness for the punk band members.

      Activists, some dressed in Pussy Riot style with masks on their faces, held up posters with letters that together read "Blessed are the merciful". The quotation from Christ's Beautitudes refers to the Russian Orthodox Church and believers who, by many accounts, went over themselves to stand up for faith and church.

      The supporters were quickly grabbed by the cathedral securities and police.

      The Pussy Riot verdict will be announced on Friday, August 17, 2012. If found guilty, the girls may be sentenced to 3 years in prison. The prosecution earlier was insisting on 7 years.

      


Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Pussy Riot case Moscow Christ the Saviour Cathedral Pussy Riot  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Fall-Winter 2018 by IVKA
30.03.2018
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia - ARUT MSCW
14.03.2018
Kazakhstan Fashion Week Presents: DiSiitova And UIN
23.10.2017
The Government will Allocate Additional 55 Billion Roubles to the Regions
28.12.2017
Young Designers by MBFW Russia: INNEDI
19.11.2017







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
TAGS:
Khoomei  Nizhni Novgorod Region  Russian Cinema  Zenit  Halloween in Russia  Russian Literature  Tver region  Samara Region  Vladimir Tsigal  Russian tourism  Concerts in Yekaterinburg  Gatchina  Russian space missions  music  review  Exhibitions in Moscow  alcohol  Sokolniki  Jewish Autonomous Oblast  Moscow Raceway  Rock Music  Painting  Valentin Pikul  Heroism   children  Alexander Lebedev  Russian opposition activists  business  Archeology  Moscow parks  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week   Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  tourism  Alexander Vampilov Modern Drama Festival   TNK-BP  Debutants  Russian transportation  Russian history  G20  Arkhyz   Kaliningrad Zoo   Russian parliament  Southern Urals  Bell Ringing  Russian business  Moscow  Pyotr Rychkov monument  Modern Art  Russian writers  Sergei Lavrov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites