What does Pussy Riot sentencing mean for Russia's opposition?

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Members of the all-girl punk band Pussy Rio, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (C), Maria Alyokhina (R) and Yekaterina Samutsevich (L), sit behind bars during a court hearing in Moscow on July 20, 2012.

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Natalia Kolesnikova

Russia's protest punk band Pussy Riot has been sentenced to two years in prison for an anti-Putin protest at Moscow's main cathedral. We sat down with GlobalPost's Europe Editor, Greg Feifer, who lived in Moscow for eight years, to explore what the verdict means for Russia, Putin and the future of protest in the country.