01 Sep '12, 11am

4 Reasons To Keep Fighting to Free Pussy Riot (Slideshow)

Firstly, they must have known that their protest inside the church would have this affect and that they would go to jail. Secondly, they're lucky they didn't end up like so many of the journalists do - dead; or incarcerated under super max type conditions. Thirdly, I still feel that the punishment didn't fit the crime. Time served and a stiff fine would have served the purpose. This has just created a lot of negative publicity that Russia doesn't need. Then again Russia is unlike any other country in the world. It has always been schizophrenic about whether it is Occidental or Oriental. Last but not least I wonder if Emperor Harper wakes up in a stream of covetous drool over the power Putin is able to wield; not to mention the opulence that he lives in? A tsar by any other name is still a tsar. Even Stalin admitted that to his mother when she asked him what he had become. ...

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