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In Russia, women are using hunger strikes to draw attention to what they perceive as injustice. But only one hunger strike, by a member of the band Pussy Riot, is really drawing attention.
Russia's dissident punk band Pussy Riot has released a new protest video criticizing big oil companies and President Putin. Marco Werman speaks with journalist Masha Gessen, who recently spent four hours visiting a leading member of the group in prison.
The Russian band Pussy Riot ignited a storm of controversy for its protest performance in a Russian cathedral. Arrested and eventually convicted, a trio of band members were sentenced to two year in prison. But Wednesday, a Russian court suspended the sentence of one woman.
The performance, and subsequent jail sentence, of the feminist art collective members has opened a deep and divisive debate on relations between church and state in Russia.
A judge in a Moscow court sentenced the members of Pussy Riot to two years in jail on Friday.
Maria Alyokhina, 24, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, and Yekaterina Samutsevich will spend the next two years in prison after a Russian judge determined they had offended the sensibilities of religious people with an anti-Vladimir Putin protest performance in an Orthodox Cathedral.
Pyotr Verzilov is the husband of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who has been jailed since February along with two other band members of Russian band Pussy Riot. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins that the proceedings reminded some people of the Spanish Inquisition.