Russia Cops Seek Rest of Pussy Riot
2 members remain without convictions
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Aug 20, 2012 10:05 AM CDT
A man holds a sign during a demonstration in front of the Russian consulate in support of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 in New York.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

(Newser) – Three members of Pussy Riot have been slapped with two-year sentences for protesting Vladimir Putin via song in a Moscow cathedral—but two others who participated in the performance remain free. Now Russian police are trying to track down the two missing band members, Russian officials tell RIA Novosti. "The criminal case is ongoing and a search is under way," an interior ministry rep says.

 

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