Five girls February 21, 2012 entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.Wearing masks, they ran into the solea and pulpit, came to the altar, including apparatus, sound reinforcement, and gave a five-minute presentation, a video of which was broadcast by all federal news programs.Then the girls kicked out of the temple guards.
initial reaction on the part of law enforcement agencies and the church was adequate misconduct.Moscow police reported that all participants of the action were taken to the regional police station and then released, the main speakers of the Church today - the official representative of the Russian Orthodox Church Vsevolod Chap
lin and Deacon Andrei Kuraev condescending attitude to hooliganism - Carnival is the time buffoonery.
But soon everything changed.The fact that the witnesses of the incident say that the song performed Pussy Riot, was merely anticlerical, and the video appeared on the Internet, where the performance was imposed on the song "Mother of God, Putin Put".Against the culprits of this "punk prayer" was a criminal case under article "hooliganism."Three prospective participants stocks Maria Alekhine, Ekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova in early March were detained.
law enforcement matter was so complicated that on April 19 Tagansky Court of Moscow considered the consequences of the application to extend the arrest of suspects.Girls are considered as dangerous to society, that request was granted, and in mid-June, the court again extended the arrest of members of the band - until July 24.
If at the beginning of the investigation sounded powerful propaganda campaign on insulting the feelings of believers, then the mood in society has changed in the confusion, because the reaction of the state judicial system on a controversial act was inadequate.Therefore, the Moscow City Court and the Supreme Court will send a letter from the public, intellectuals with a request to take a softer stance to participating groups.