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Pussy Riot supporter detained in Moscow's Chistye Prudy area

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Aug. 10, 2012, 8:02 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Interfax-Ukraine

Putin last week criticized the Pussy Riot stunt, but said the band members should not be judged too harshly.
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The Moscow police have detained a man chanting slogans in support of Pussy Riot punk group in Chistye Prudy area where an unauthorized opposition protest is expected.

An Interfax correspondent reports that a middle-aged man standing next to the monument to the Kazakhstani enlightener Abai Kunanbayev started shouting slogans in defense of Pussy Riot members and was detained.

The people standing and sitting nearby chanted "Shame!"

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