Activists from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen cut down a wooden crucifix in the centre of the country`s capital city of Kiev.
The members of Pussy Riot were arrested after performing a "punk prayer" calling on the Virgin Mary to "drive Putin out".
Iceland`s singer-songwriter Bjork has suggested that the three jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot should be set free.
The Anti-Defamation League alleged Wade Michael Page was a "white supremacist skinhead" and a leader of "End Apathy".
Five members of Pussy Riot had briefly seized the pulpit of Moscow`s Christ the Savoir Cathedral in February.
The once-unheralded Pussy Riot has turned into a symbol of the nascent protest movement against Putin.
Day in Pics: 28th December
Showbiz World - December 28, 2014
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