Patriarch's Poland visit overshadowed by Pussy Riot

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill began a landmark visit to deeply Catholic Poland Thursday, but the trip risked being overshadowed by an outcry over the much-anticipated Pussy Riot verdict. The prospect of three years in jail for all-girl Russian band Pussy Riot as punishment for their anti-Putin "punk prayer" protest in Moscow's Orthodox Christ the Saviour Cathedral in February has drawn global protest.

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