Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot
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Russian election sees musical battleground

Vladimir Putin is expected to win next week's Russian presidential election, but the glory days when admirers wrote pop songs about him could be gone.

In the final run-up to the vote, a wave of anti-Putin sentiment expressed through music is being welcomed, even if the most controversial of the performers wish to remain anonymous.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.

  • 28 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe