Pussy Riot members detained while trying to break into the World Cup final in Qatar

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Members of the Russian band Pussy Riot were detained on Sunday after trying to force their way onto the pitch at the World Cup final in Qatar in protest against the war in Ukraine, the imprisonment of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the oppression of women in Iran, activists said.

group member Nika Nikulshin, protest group ally Pyotr Verzilov, and Ukrainian member of Pussy Riot.

The activists were stopped by security forces before they could enter the field, Kino for Peace said in a statement.

and Bizilj, founder of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, told Reuters that Verzilov told him he had been dragged away by security forces moments before he entered the field.

“When I was texting with Peter, he was in the police, “Bizilj said.

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