Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Feb 21, 2013 | 7:53am EST

Russian police detain Pussy Riot sympathizers in cathedral

Police escort university professors Yelena Volkova (C) and Irina Karatsuba (R) after detaining them inside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Anton Stekov

Police escort university professors Yelena Volkova (C) and Irina Karatsuba (R) after detaining them inside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Anton Stekov

Police escort university professors Yelena Volkova (C) and Irina Karatsuba (R) after detaining them inside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Anton Stekov
Close
1 / 4
Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, looks on during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT)

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, looks on during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW...more

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, looks on during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT)
Close
2 / 4
Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, gives an interview with Interior Ministry officers watching in the background near the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT)

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, gives an interview with Interior Ministry officers watching in the background near the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags:...more

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, gives an interview with Interior Ministry officers watching in the background near the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT)
Close
3 / 4
Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, smiles during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, smiles during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW...more

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of punk group Pussy Riot, smiles during an interview in front of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Close
4 / 4

Next Slideshows

Russia needs financial police to combat illegal capital flight

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia needs to create a specialized financial police force to combat illegal capital flight and monitor state spending, Alexander Bastrykin,...

Feb 21 2013

Four killed in anti-government protest in Yemen: sources

ADEN (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and 40 wounded in south Yemen on Thursday when security forces opened fire to disperse a protest by...

Feb 21 2013

French troops fire on suspected Islamists in Mali town of Gao

GAO, Mali (Reuters) - French troops in armored vehicles opened fire on suspected Islamists in the northern Malian town of Gao, a Reuters witness said.

Feb 21 2013

Germany's Merkel not involved in Italian election: Monti

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti rowed back on Thursday from comments suggesting that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had expressed...

Feb 21 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

St. Croix damage from above

St. Croix damage from above

Aerial photos of the destruction to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Maria.

Mexico reels after devastating earthquake

Mexico reels after devastating earthquake

Rescuers toil to find survivors in the rubble after a devastating earthquake in central Mexico killed more than 200 people.

Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Milan.

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria dumped heavy rain on the U.S. territory after destroying buildings and knocking out power to the entire island.

Hurricane Maria hammers Caribbean

Hurricane Maria hammers Caribbean

Hurricane Maria is the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Mexico races to find survivors at collapsed school

Mexico races to find survivors at collapsed school

Rescuers labor against the odds to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and other possible survivors trapped beneath the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen School after an earthquake in central Mexico.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Violence in Myanmar that began last month has forced more than 421,000 Rohingya to seek refuge in Bangladesh.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast