Two Pussy Riot Members Arrested in Moscow

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Pussy Riot perform in concert during Day For Night festival on Dec. 16, 2017 in Houston, Texas. 

Pussy Riot's Veronika Nikulshina and Peter Verzilov were arrested and detained by police earlier today (Sept. 9) in Moscow, the group announced on Twitter.

Nikulshina was taken into custody along with a friend while driving in the city. According to Pussy Riot, "Moscow police is now claiming that Nika and her friend were refusing to agree to a 'terrorist check' of their car -- and they had to be arrested. Crazy accusations!"

Verzilov was arrested after leaving his home, a representative for the group confirmed to Pitchfork. It is unconfirmed whether he'll be kept overnight at the police station, but Nikulshina and her travel companion will spend the night there until tomorrow's court proceedings.

Four members of the collective were arrested back in July for running onto the field in protest during the World Cup.

See Pussy Riot's tweets about the arrests below.