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On today's programme: The latest on Russian girl group Pussy Riot who have been imprisoned and charged with 'hooliganism on the grounds of religious hatred'. Dutch author Herman Koch discusses the dilemma at the heart of his novel “The Dinner”. Artist Martin Creed tells us about the explosion of bell-ringing which he will lead to mark the opening of the 2012 Olympics.

Image: Members of the all-girl punk band 'Pussy Riot' Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L), Maria Alyokhina (R) and Yekaterina Samutsevich (C), sit behind bars during a court hearing in Moscow on July 23, 2012.

Photo credit: ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/GettyImages

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Fri 27 Jul 2012 08:32 GMT