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A combination photo shows freed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L) in Krasnoyarsk and Maria Alyokhina (R) in Nizhny Novgorod speaking to the media after they were released from prison, December 23, 2013 ( REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (L)/Sergei Karpukhin (R))


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A 17 August 2012 file photo of Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina (left) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (R) sitting in a glass-walled cage in a court room at the Khamovnichesky Court in Moscow, Russia (EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV)


Russia passes amnesty bill, questions remain

Russia passes amnesty bill, questions remain

Moscow, AP—Russia’s parliament on Wednesday passed an amnesty bill that will likely apply to the 30-member crew of a Greenpeace ship detained after an Arctic protest, but it wasn’t immediately clear if and when the activists would be allowed to leave the...