When three members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot were sentenced to prison on charges of "hooliganism" this morning, a large crowd of protesters turned out to support the women. One of the members of that crowd was Garry Kasparov, chess genius turned writer and outspoken anti-Putin activist.

Footage From Pussy Riot Protests Shows Chess Master Garry Kasparov Getting Manhandled By Cops

Despite being a legend, Kasparov was one of several people arrested and roughed up badly by Russian cops outside Pussy Riot's hearing in Moscow. This photo, from Russian journalist Olaf Koens, shows Kasparov in the bus after BBC's footage runs out.

[Video via BBC, Image via @obk]