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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
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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)
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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)
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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)
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