Quantcast
 
Pussy Riot Meets With US Senators On Capitol Hill

Pussy Riot Meets With US Senators On Capitol Hill

By Kelly Weidman May 7, 2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina of famed punk rock group Pussy Riot were in Capitol Hill on Tuesday to meet with US Senators regarding human rights violators in Russia. Specifically, they want the US to add 16 officials to the …

Pussy Riot Members Released After Being Questioned Pussy Riot Members Released After Being Questioned

Two members of Pussy Riot, a Russian punk band, were briefly detained today in Sochi. The group members were being questioned after a theft occurred at the hotel they were staying at. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were having a …

Pussy Riot Arrested In Sochi In Advance Of New Song Pussy Riot Arrested In Sochi In Advance Of New Song

Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk band who made headlines in 2012 when they were arrested for performing an anti-Putin song at a cathedral, are back in Russia this week and were reportedly arrested in Sochi on Tuesday after word …

Pussy Riot & the NYC Mayor: The New SuperGroup? Pussy Riot & the NYC Mayor: The New SuperGroup?

Pussy Riot & the NYC mayor. Sounds like the perfect name for an indie band, don’t you think? Although it’s probably safe to say that there probably won’t be any new songs coming from the two entities, Associated Press tells …

Pussy Riot Kicks Jailed Members Out Of Band Pussy Riot Kicks Jailed Members Out Of Band

Pussy Riot has become an internationally known name in the past couple of years, with millions of people urging President Vladimir Putin and other Russian leaders to grant them amnesty after three members of the punk band were arrested for …

Pussy Riot Members To VIsit Brooklyn Pussy Riot Members To VIsit Brooklyn

Two of the women who were recently freed from a Russian prison after being jailed for “acts of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” will visit Brooklyn on February 5 for a human rights benefit concert. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova …

Maria Alyokhina Unimpressed with Pussy Riot Amnesty Maria Alyokhina Unimpressed with Pussy Riot Amnesty
· 2 Comments

Maria Alyokhina, 1/5 of the group that may hold The Most Edgiest Name of All Time, has wasted no time in speaking her mind after being released from jail this Monday. Alyokhina and fellow Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and …

Russia Frees ‘Pussy Riot’ Members Russia Frees ‘Pussy Riot’ Members
· 1 Comment

Two incarcerated members of the Russian protest-punk band ‘Pussy Riot’ were released from a Russian prison Monday, due to a new amnesty legislation which some watchdog groups view as a Kremlin public relations stunt in time for the 2014 Sochi …

Russia May Free Pussy Riot Members Russia May Free Pussy Riot Members

As the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi in February draw near, Russia’s parliament passed a new amnesty bill on Wednesday, which is widely viewed as being a measure to calm international watchdog groups over the Kremlin’s human rights records. …

Pussy Riot Sentenced To Two Years In Prison Pussy Riot Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Pussy Riot, otherwise known as three anti-Putin Russian women, were sentenced to two years in prison today for “hooliganism”. Their offense? Standing in Moscow’s Christ The Savior Cathedral and staging a performance of a “punk prayer” against the Prime Minister. …