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Ukrainian activists protest Pussy Riot trial

Author: Svitlana Tuchynska All articles by this author

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Aug. 17, 2012 17:37
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Protesters outside the Russiam embassy in Kyiv on Aug. 17.
Photo by Kostantyn Chernichkin

More than 50 Ukrainians on Aug. 17 protested outside the Russian embassy in Kyiv, joining the wave of international protests as a court in Moscow sentenced three members of Russia’s notorious punk band Pussy Riot to 2 years in prison for performing a song in Russia’s main Orthodox cathedral critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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