Russia Priest for Pussy Riot

September 18, 2012 - 11:35 AM
Deacon Sergei Baranov speaks to the Associated Press in Tambov, Russia, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Deacon Sergei Baranov from Tambov became the first Russian Orthodox cleric to have walked out in protest over the church’s treatment of the Pussy Riot case. Baranov, defrocked at his request, told the Associated Press in an interview, that he supports the band’s stunt and does not regret his resignation. (AP Photo/Laura Mills)