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Pussy Riot members released from police precinct in Moscow

The Russian music band stands for the release of all political prisoners and allow the economic competitiveness; they were detained after during the final game of FIFA World Cup in Moscow
11:32, 1 August 2018

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Olga Pakhtusova, Olga Kuracheva and Veronika Nikulshina, the members of Pussy Riot band, walked free, as the law enforcers released them from a police precinct in Moscow. Petr Verzilov, the editor-in-chief of Mediazona outlet, whom they also set free, posted this on Twitter.

'Khamovnichesky court of Moscow refused to consider the case materials on this week. We, all four, are released from Luzhniki police precinct', the message says.

On July 1, the four members of Pussy Riot ran onto the pitch in the second half of the final game of FIFA World Cup in Moscow. Thus, they demanded to release all political prisoners and allow the economic competitiveness. The game was paused, and the police took the protesters away from the pitch. All four were detained for 15 days.

Related: Pussy Riot ran onto the field during 2018 World Cup finals

Later, they were released, the police detained them again before they even left the premises of the detention facility.

Previously, Pussy Riot published a new music video for song "Nightmares" in the support of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov on the official Youtube channel.

The pictures of the prison conditions and head in a balaclava, a typical image of Pussy Riot are used in the music video. The song is a cover of the song of French art dealer, art historian and singer Dina Vierny. The native of Bessarabia she gathered and performed the Russian camp songs and even issued an album "Criminal Songs" in 1975.

Related: Pussy Riot activist fined for supporting Sentsov

Related: Pussy Riot activists arrested in Russia after demonstration to support Sentsov

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