[VIDEO] Pussy Riot Members Freed in Sochi

One of the Pussy Riot band members, wearing a ski mask told reporters that Sochi was a "political event"

One of the Pussy Riot band members, wearing a ski mask told reporters that Sochi was a “political event”

BBC News reports: Two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot who were arrested on Monday near the Winter Olympics resort of Sochi have been released.

“There is no space for political protest here…If you want to say something critical you will be detained.”

Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were being held on suspicion of theft.

The pair were convicted of hooliganism over a protest song against President Putin in Moscow’s largest cathedral.

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