A makeshift poster fixed on an apartment building faces the court in Moscow, Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012 where the punk band Pussy Riot appeal their sentence. Three members of the punk ban

 

              A makeshift poster fixed on an apartment building faces the court in Moscow, Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012 where the punk band Pussy Riot  appeal their sentence. Three members of the punk ban
A makeshift poster fixed on an apartment building faces the court in Moscow, Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012 where the punk band Pussy Riot appeal their sentence. Three members of the punk band Pussy Riot are set to make their case before a Russian appeals court that they should not be imprisoned for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin. The lower half of the poster reads in Cyrillic: 'Virgin Mary, Mother of God Put Putin Away. This is an extract of Pussy Riot punk prayer: Virgin Mary, Mother of God, put Putin away. Put Putin away, put Putin away. The upper part of the poster is a part of the name of a Moscow district, where the court is situated. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel)