Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhine and Ekaterina Samutsevich are now in custody and face up to seven years in prison.In defense of the girls favored by many world stars such as Danny DeVito, Sting, Adam Horovits, Patti Smith and members of bands Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Who, Pet Shop Boys and others.Hollywood star Danny DeVito appealed to the President of the Russian Federation in his microblog on Twitter with a request to release member punk-prayer.
American rock and pop star Patti Smith at one of his concerts in Oslo appeared on stage in a T-sh
irt with the inscription on the chest "Free Pussy Riot».She told the audience that he sees no guilt for what happened the girls and that feminists can justify the audacity of youth, beauty and self-confidence.
English rock musician wrote an open letter in support of Pussy Riot, which was published in the newspaper The Times.This message is signed by Neil Tennant (Pet Shop Boys), Jarvis Cocker (Pulp), Pete Townshend (The Who), and others.This event was timed to the visit of the Russian President in London.In a letter to directly appeal to musicians, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin to ensure that the trial of the girls had been lawful.
British writer and actor Stephen Fry also called for the release of the members of Pussy Riot.In Twitter, he called on all to do everything possible to help the girls.
famous British musician Peter Gabriel addressed his letter accused the participating Pussy Riot.He urged the women to pray and expressed the hope that all will end well.
For the liberation of Catherine Samutsevich, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhine also spoke German singer Nina Hagen, English musician and singer Marc Almond of Finland Iiro Rantala.In protest against the arrest of the participating Pussy Riot Finnish singer even canceled their concerts in Moscow.
letter against prosecution member Pussy Riot have also signed some two hundred Russian cultural figures - actors, directors, writers and musicians.Among them: Yuri Shevchuk, Fyodor Bondarchuk, Mikhail Efremov, Eldar Ryazanov, Chulpan Khamatova Diana Arbenina Eugenia Dobrovolsky and others.