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Members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot — (from left) Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova — sit in a glass cage in a courtroom in Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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Members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot — (from left) Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova — sit in a glass cage in a courtroom in Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in in Moscow, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Lawyers Violetta Volkova, right, and Lev Lyalin, foreground center, defending members of feminist punk group Pussy Riot, sit in front. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in in Moscow, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Lawyers Violetta Volkova, right, and Lev Lyalin, foreground center, defending members of feminist punk group Pussy Riot, sit in front. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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A policeman tries to detain a masked supporter of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot inside the Turkish embassy near the court in Moscow on Aug. 17, 2012. A Moscow judge sentenced each of three members of the band to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance to dissent. (Associated Press)

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A policeman tries to detain a masked supporter of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot inside the Turkish embassy near the court in Moscow on Aug. 17, 2012. A Moscow judge sentenced each of three members of the band to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance to dissent. (Associated Press)

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A masked supporter of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot waves a feminist flag from a balcony of a building at the court in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. A Moscow judge has sentenced each of three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance to dissent. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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A masked supporter of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot waves a feminist flag from a balcony of a building at the court in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. A Moscow judge has sentenced each of three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance to dissent. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members (from left) Yekaterina Samutsevich, Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit Aug. 17, 2012, in a glass cage at a courtroom in Moscow. The women, two of whom have young children, are charged with hooliganism connected to religious hatred but the case is widely seen as a warning that authorities will only tolerate opposition under tightly controlled conditions. The t-shirt worn by Tolokonnikova says, in Spanish, "They shall not pass," a slogan often used to express determination to defend a position against an enemy. (Associated Press)

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Yekaterina Samutsevich (left), a member of feminist punk group Pussy Riot, is escorted Aug. 7, 2012, to a courtroom in Moscow. Samutsevich and two other members of the group are facing trial on charges of hooliganism for performing a "punk prayer" at Moscow's main cathedral against Vladimir Putin's return to the Russian presidency. (Associated Press)

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Feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is escorted Aug. 8, 2012, at a court in Moscow. Tolokonnikova and two other group members have been in custody for five months after giving an impromptu performance in Moscow's main cathedral to call for an end to Vladimir Putin's rule. (Associated Press)