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Madonna to Introduce Pussy Riot Members at Human Rights Concert

Posted Wednesday January 29, 2014 8:41 PM GMT

Adding yet another appearance to her recent string of public events, Madonna just confirmed that she will introduce members of Pussy Riot at Amnesty International's human rights concert in New York City.

Making the confirmation today (January 29), the 55-year-old said that she looks up to Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were just released from prison after two years.

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Pussy Riot Rockers Released from Jail

Posted Monday December 23, 2013 5:03 PM GMT

They were thrown in jail for hooliganism and religious hatred after performing a song that targeted President Vladimir Putin and earlier today (December 23) two members of the punk band Pussy Riot were granted early release.

According to a report, Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were granted amnesty and let go early from their two-year prison sentence. Bandmate Yekaterina Samutsevich was previously released a few months after the initial March 2012 incident.

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