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Bill Clinton poses with Pussy Riot

Former president Bill Clinton greets Maria Alyokhina, center, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of the Russian band Pussy Riot. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Former president Bill Clinton might be a granddad, but he still hangs out with rock stars — well, at least when they’re on discussion panels together. Clinton shared a stage — and posed for a picture — with members of Pussy Riot, the Moscow-based punk band that’s become the face of opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The band members, who played themselves in the new season of “House of Cards,” in which they protested a Putin-like Russian leader at a White House state dinner, spoke on a panel with the ex-prez at the Clinton Global Initiative University in Florida on Saturday.

They snapped an offstage pic, which Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, ak.a. Nadya Tolokno, posted on Instagram:

The musicians, who became symbols of Russian resistance after being jailed, talked during the Clinton Foundation session about MediaZona, an independent media outlet they founded. “We believe that information and independent journalism is .. a thing which can really change the situation,” Maria Alyokhina said. “Most Russians, they don’t know about what the government is doing.”

They’ve become unlikely cause celebs in Washington, meeting last year with Hillary Clinton and attending last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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