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Pussy Riot duo "pay tribute" to Russia government for award nomination

Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (R) and Maria Alyokhina arrive to meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (R) and Maria Alyokhina arrive to meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (R) and Maria Alyokhina arrive to meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (2nd L) and Maria Alyokhina (3rd L), together with Tolokonnikova's husband Pyotr Verzilov (L), meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (2nd L) and Maria Alyokhina (3rd L), together with Tolokonnikova's husband Pyotr Verzilov (L), meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural...more

Members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (2nd L) and Maria Alyokhina (3rd L), together with Tolokonnikova's husband Pyotr Verzilov (L), meet the media during an introduction of the nominees' work for the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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