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Mixing pop and politics in Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot have been behind bars in Russia for six months as they face a criminal trial for a protest against Premier Vladimir Putin, and now artists around the world are calling for their release, including Madonna.

Pop culture expert Geoff Pevere has the story of Pussy Riot, and the long history of protest music.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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