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Russia: Pussy Riot's Closing Statement

The blog Chtodelat publishes an English translation of the closing statements of one of the defendants in the Pussy Riot trial. Three of the punk group members are charged with “hooliganism” after performing an anti-Putin prayer in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow earlier this year. The prosecutors asked for a 3-year jail sentence, while a large palette of human rights NGOs and artists have taken a stance in defense of the three women.

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