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Pussy Riot members released after arrest in Sochi

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Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case. 

Wearing masks, members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L) and Maria Alyokhina (C), speak to journalists while leaving the police station of Adler, near Sochi, on February 18, 2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who were only released from penal colonies under an amnesty late last year, were arrested along with several others in the morning and then set free after four hours in police custody.

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