Russia Pussy Riot

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 8:46 pm (UTC+0)
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Members of radical feminist group Pussy Riot try to perform their ‘punk prayer’ to save the nation from Vladimir Putin at Russia’s largest Orthodox Cathedral, Christ the Savior, in Moscow on Feb. 21. AP Photo: Sergey Ponomarev

Members of the Russian radical feminist group Pussy Riot try to perform at a the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. Members of the group stage performances against the policies conducted by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.(AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

James Brooke
James Brooke is the Russia/CIS bureau chief for Voice of America. A lifelong journalist, he covered West Africa, Brazil, the American Rocky Mountain States, Canada, and Japan/Korea for The New York Times. A resident of Moscow since 2006, he was first Bloomberg bureau chief for the region. In 2010, he joined VOA. In addition to writing Russia Watch, his weekly blog, he also does video, radio and web reports from Russia and the former USSR.

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  1. [...] But The Stunt That REALLY Got Them In Trouble Was This One In February, When They Stormed The Pulpit At Christ The Savior Cathedral Via: blogs.voanews.com [...]

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James Brooke is VOA Moscow bureau chief, covering Russia and the former USSR. With The New York Times, he worked as a foreign correspondent in Africa, Latin America, Canada and Japan/Koreas. He studied Russian in college during the Brezhnev years, first visited Moscow as a reporter during the final months of Gorbachev, and then came back for reporting forays during the Yeltsin and early Putin years. In 2006, he moved to Moscow to report for Bloomberg. He joined VOA in Moscow in 2010. Follow Jim on Twitter @VOA_Moscow.

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