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Russia: See the moment Pussy Riot invade pitch during World Cup final in Moscow00:15

Russia: See the moment Pussy Riot invade pitch during World Cup final in Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 15, 2018 at 22:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Four members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot barged onto the pitch of Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday, during the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

The protesters are seen invading the pitch dressed in police uniforms, while game stewards chasing them.

Astounded players had to stop the game for a few moments as the Pussy Riot members were escorted away.

The protest, reportedly called “Policemen steps into the game,” coincided with the 11th anniversary of the death if the Moscow conceptualism movement founder Dmitry Prigov.

According to the Pussy Riot Facebook page, the protest’s demands were the release of political prisoners, to stop of illegal arrests at political rallies, to stop detaining people for no reason and to allow political competition in the country.

Due to FIFA restrictions, access to this footage is limited to the following countries ONLY:

Africa - Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Asia - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam

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Four members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot barged onto the pitch of Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday, during the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

The protesters are seen invading the pitch dressed in police uniforms, while game stewards chasing them.

Astounded players had to stop the game for a few moments as the Pussy Riot members were escorted away.

The protest, reportedly called “Policemen steps into the game,” coincided with the 11th anniversary of the death if the Moscow conceptualism movement founder Dmitry Prigov.

According to the Pussy Riot Facebook page, the protest’s demands were the release of political prisoners, to stop of illegal arrests at political rallies, to stop detaining people for no reason and to allow political competition in the country.

Due to FIFA restrictions, access to this footage is limited to the following countries ONLY:

Africa - Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Asia - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam

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