PBS NewsHour

Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Aids Opposition

Clip: 08/17/2012 | 4m 45s

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.

Aired: 08/17/12

Rating: NR

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