New York protests over Pussy Riot sentences

New Yorkers took to the streets to protest against the sentencing of Russian punk band Pussy Riot to two years in jail.

Protesters hold signs and march through Times Square while demonstrating in solidarity with the Russian punk band Pussy Riot in New York
Protesters march through New York's iconic Times Square Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Protesters march through midtown Manhattan while demonstrating in solidarity with the Russian punk band Pussy Riot in New York
The Free Pussy Riot march continues through midtown Manhattan Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Times Square entertainer Naked Cowboy plays guitar with protester demonstrating in solidarity with Russian punk band Pussy Riot in New York
Times Square entertainer the Naked Cowboy plays guitar with a protester Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

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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.