*10:00AM EST: SENTENCING: Each band member receives two years each and begins from the day of the arrest and they will serve this time in prison.
*9:28AM EST: The judge has called the crime a conspiracy driven by hatred of religion and the court does “not trust” the testimony of the band members because it is an attempt to “evade justice” and proven to be false.
*8:08AM EST: OK Sorry (translation fuzzy), Charge is Hooliganism, Kremlin to decide outcome? The judge is still summing up the case. She’s some way through the prosecution case now.
This Is Not Looking Good
*7:53AM EST: The women were motivated by religious enmity and hatred, and acted provocatively and in an insulting manner inside a religious building in the presence of a large number of believers,” the court said.
*7:42AM EST: They’re still reading the verdict.