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Leader of Pussy Riot Band Escapes Russia, With Help From Friends

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Maria Alyokhina, the leader of the Pussy Riot band, escaped Russia by disguising herself as a food courier to avoid Moscow police. She left her cell phone behind to trick the police and avoid any tracking. A friend drove her to Russia's border with Belarus and she traveled to Lithuania within a week.
3 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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