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The World Reacts to Pussy Riot Verdict

From Warsaw to New York, demonstrators show their support for the jailed Russian punk band

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Russian riot police detain Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion and leader of Russian opposition group United Civil Front, outside the court building in Moscow on August 17th, 2012.

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Garry Kasparov

Russian riot police detain Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion and leader of Russian opposition group United Civil Front, outside the court building in Moscow on August 17th, 2012.

Supporters of the Russian female punk band Pussy Riot

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Protest at the Russian Embassy in Berlin

Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot holding effigies of toothed vaginas attack a fellow activist wearing an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest outside the Russian embassy in Berlin on August 17th, 2012.

Supporters of the Russian female punk band Pussy Riot.

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Protest at the Russian Embassy in Berlin

Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot protest outside the Russian embassy in Berlin on August 17th, 2012.

Supporters of the Russian female punk band Pussy Riot.

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Protest at the Russian Embassy in Berlin

Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot protest outside the Russian embassy in Berlin on August 17th, 2012.

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“Dear Mary”

A Russian couple protests at a Russian Orthodox Church on East 97th St. in New York on August 17th, 2012. 

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Arrests in New York

One of the first protesters to be arrested is handcuffed on Fifth Ave. in New York on August 17th, 2012.  The National Lawyers Guild rep is on right asking for information.

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Protest at the Russian Consulate in New York

Demonstrators at the Russian Consulate on 91st St. in New York on August 17th, 2012. 

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Young Demonstrator

A young demonstrator in balaclava helps hold a sign at Russian Consulate on 91st St., New York on August 17th, 2012. 

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Warsaw Protesters

Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot wear masks and tape their mouths shut as they protest in front of the Russian embassy in Warsaw on August 17th, 2012. 

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Tape Line

Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot wear masks and tape their mouths shut as they protest in front of the Russian embassy in Warsaw on August 17th, 2012. 

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Spanish Supporters

Supporters of all-girl punk band "Pussy Riot" protest near the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona on August 17, 2012 .

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