Madonna adds her voice to critics of Russian female punk rock band verdict

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U.S. singer Madonna performs during a concert at the Telenor Arena just outside OsloLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Madonna, who had already voiced her support for the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, on Saturday joined a chorus of celebrities in slamming a jail sentence handed down in Moscow to three women from the group over a protest against President Vladimir Putin. "I protest the conviction and sentencing of Pussy Riot to a penal colony for two years for a 40-second performance extolling their political opinions," Madonna said in a statement. …