Members of the band Pussy Riot appeared surprised as they were met by Russian police after leaving prison where they had been held for 15 days. They were detained after running onto the pitch at Luzhniki stadium dressed as police officers during the second half of the World Cup final match between France and Croatia.

Olga Pakhtusova, Olga Kurachyova and Veronika Nikulshina looked confused as a police officer approached them and they were immediately put into a van and driven away.  

A tweet on Pussy Riot’s official Twitter page said they had been charged with “the organisation and holding of public events without prior notice” and could face another 10 days behind bars.

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