Photo of the day 09 20 2012

Khamovniki court in Moscow has sentenced members of the band Pussy Riot Tolokonnikova Hope, Mary and Catherine Samutsevich Alekhine. Each of them was sentenced to two years in prison. The state prosecution requested to deprive them of liberty for three years. The judge recognized the girls guilty of disorderly conduct by prior agreement, motivated by religious hatred for performance punk prayer "Hail Mary, Putin Put now! 2 at Christ the Savior Cathedral. Girls fault was not recognized, indicating that the action was political. This, however, account has been taken. Their prison terms will be counted from the moment of detention. Front of the court on Friday also held a protest in which several people were arrested.

members of the band Pussy Riot