You would think Russia would have learned a lesson about the need for free speech after the whole communism thing, but apparently they have not.
They were charged with “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” after Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill denounced them as an affront to all religious Russians and demanded the most severe punishment possible under the law.
The band has made a name protesting both the government and the Russian Orthodox Church and they took over a church pulpit with a protest.
Found a video of it here:
A little silly perhaps, but they don’t deserve years in prison over this.