Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Hillary Clinton Praises Russian Punk Band On Twitter

Russian punk band, Pussy Riot has received praise from Hillary Clinton.
The Former secretary of state posted a picture of her posing with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina of the group (Pussy Riot).
She tweets,
"Great to meet the strong & brave young women from #PussyRiot, who refuse to let their voices be silenced in #Russia."
Clinton and the band met while attending the Women in the World Summit in New York last Friday.
Members of Pussy Riot have been arrested on several occasions for protesting against oppressive rule by the Russian government and criticizing President Vladimir Putin, including during the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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