Friday, August 1, 2014   

Pussy Riot duo attacked in Russian city
(03-06 21:17)

Two members of Pussy Riot suffered chemical burns and head injuries after being attacked by youths in a branch of McDonald's, the group said.
Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were left covered in green stains after “an organized group'' of young men attacked them with antiseptic, pepper spray and weapons, Tolokonnikova's husband Pyotr Verzilov said in an e-mail to AFP.
A video released by Pussy Riot showed six young men wearing patriotic Russian symbols shouting obscenities at the women while videoing the action in a branch of the fast-food chain in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.
One held up a placard saying: “Dirty whores, get out of the city.''
Pussy Riot's lawyer Yevgeny Gubin told Interfax that the attackers also ''threw metal objects'' at the women.
   
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