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Pussy Riot members who crashed World Cup Final re-arrested in Moscow

The members were initially arrested after the incident and subsequently released before being detained again.

July 31, 2018
Pussy Riot members who crashed World Cup Final re-arrested in Moscow MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images

Pussy Riot's World Cup Final-crashing squad has been re-detained by Moscow police after having been initially arrested and subsequently released after the incident. Billboard reports that the activists — who initially served 15 days after the arrest — walked out of a detention center in Moscow on Monday evening and were then re-arrested. The Pussy Riot Twitter account shared tweets explaining that the members had been re-detained and were awaiting further news. One of the activists — named Pyotr Verzilov — tweeted that he was also detained and was to be held overnight.

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