Pussy Riot: To understand and forgive

The Russian authorities have an exceptional talent for letting their mistakes be blown out of proportion.

After the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin, it seemed that the Russian opposition had disappeared into thin air with little chance of reappearing. No street protests had the potential to turn into serious political action and the opposition probably would have remained sidelined were it not for the show “Pussy Riot behind Bars.”

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