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Maria Alyokhina: "I intend to pursue a career in human rights"

Maria Alyokhina, a member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, has been freed early from prison under an amnesty.

She was jailed in August 2012 along with fellow band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova after performing a protest song in Moscow's main cathedral.

Upon her release, she spoke to reporters about her plans for future.