The court found Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich, the three imprisoned members of the Russian feminist anarchist post-punk band Pussy Riot, guilty of the charge of “hooliganism.” Sentence has not yet been passed. Court watchers are currently predicting between 3 to 7 years of jail time for each of the musicians.
UPDATE: The judge has handed down a sentence of two years in prison for each of the women convicted.
Three members of the post-punk group Pussy Riot - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich - read their prepared final courtroom statements.
They face up to seven years for their musical criticism of the Putin regime. The court is scheduled to sentence them tomorrow.
Hugh Laurie reads.
Joe Kubert reads. Rest in Peace, Joe.