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Russian Dissidents Hope Pussy Riot Trial Aids Opposition

  • Aired: 08/17/2012
  • 04:45
  • Rating: E
The political context of the Pussy Riot trial extends far beyond the walls of the courthouse, where three members of a Russian punk band were each sentenced to two years in prison. Margaret Warner talks to Columbia University's Steve Sestanovich about the broader implications for opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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