Celebrity support for Pussy Riot on Twitter

Hollywood star Elijah Wood, comedian David Walliams and singer Paloma Faith have all tweeted their reaction to the Pussy Riot sentencing.

Elijah Wood tweeted that it was not a surprise but was, 'a shame' that the group received two years.

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a shame to hear the Pussy Riot were found guilty, but not surprised. I truly hope their sentence is minimal. #freepussyriot

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Wouldn't it be great if Pussy Riot ultimately brought down Putin?

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Wow!Russian pussy riot girl band are so admirable.they just SANG&they got sentenced to 2 years. Unbelievable the injustice #freepussyriot

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Pussy Riot members flee Russia

Two women from the punk band Pussy Riot - who were being sought by Russian police - have fled the country, the band said.