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PBS NewsHour | Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Aids Opposition | PBS

Duration: 04:46
Program: PBS NewsHour
Broadcast Date: Aug. 17, 2012

The political context of the Pussy Riot trial extends far beyond the walls of the courthouse, where three members of a Russian punk band were each sentenced to two years in prison. Margaret Warner talks to Columbia University's Steve Sestanovich about the broader implications for opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Post Date: August 17, 2012