Pussy Riot expresses solidarity with Wisconsin protesters

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Pussy Riot:

Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot appear in a video showing their solidarity with Wisconsin progressives arrested in protests at the Capitol in Madison.

The video by the Voice Project highlights the Solidarity Singers' campaign and calls on Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to drop charges against protesters.

Band members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina appear near the end of the more than 6-minute video and say, "Solidarity with Wisconsin." They also encourage the Solidarity Sing-A-Longs sparked by Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union push in 2011.

The video was released to mark three years of the struggle against the right-wing Walker administration.

Members of Pussy Riot were imprisoned in Russia for speaking out against oppression and the rule of President Vladimir Putin. Members of the band were whipped by a cossack while protesting at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

On the Web …

http://www.spin.com/articles/pussy-riot-wisconsin-video-solidarity-protest/

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