Russian prosecutors ask for 3 years in punk case

A file picture taken on July 30, 2012 shows members of the all-girl punk band "Pussy Riot" Nadezhda Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L), Maria Alyokhina (R) and Yekaterina Samutsevich (C), stand behind glass during a court hearing in Moscow. Russian prosecutors on Auagust 7, 2012 asked for a three year jail sentence for the three female members of Pussy Riot, saying their crime of singing an anti-Vladimir Putin song in a church was so "severe" they deserved isolatation. AFP PHOTO / ANDREY SMIRNOV





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