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FEMEN activists saw down cross in central Kyiv in solidarity with Pussy Riot

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Aug. 17, 2012 11:36
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Two women react near a member of the Ukrainian feminist group 'FEMEN', left, as a sawed down cross, erected in honor of victims of political repressions, is pulled to the ground, in protest against the Moscow trial of Russian punk group Pussy Riot, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
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Activists from the Femen movement have cut down a cross in central Kyiv located near the International Center for Culture and Arts (Zhovtnevy Palace).

"On the day of the sentencing, the Femen women's movement expresses its support and respect for its Russian colleagues from the group Pussy Riot. Femen activists have taken down a cross in solidarity with the victims of the Kremlin-pope regime," Femen said in a press release.

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