PBS NewsHour Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Aids Opposition
Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Builds Momentum for Putin Opposition Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Aids Opposition
The political context of the Pussy Riot trial extends far beyond the walls of the courthouse, where three members of a Russian punk band were each sentenced to two years in prison. Margaret Warner talks to Columbia University's Steve Sestanovich about the broader implications for opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Premiere Date: 08/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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