Pussy Riot Meets With US Senators On Capitol Hill

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 Urges Congress to Crack Down on Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were on Capitol Hill Tuesday lobbying for further sanctions against Russia, citing human rights violations they had witnessed first-hand under President Vladimir Putin’s administration. In a private meeting, the…

Pussy Riot Discusses Human Rights With U.S. Senators

Two of the members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, visited Capitol Hill. The two were seeking help from the Congress to include 16 of Russia’s politicians to the list of human rights violators who…

Pussy Riot Meets Hillary Clinton

While Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were attending the Women In The World Summit at the Lincoln Center in New York Friday, a Moscow court cleared the two of their inciting religious hatred charges stemming from one…

Pussy Riot Talks Political Freedom With Matt Lauer

Political freedom through music, lyrics and videos. That is the drive that keeps Pussy Riot going, even if it costs them their livelihood, even if they have to suffer through beatings. Two members of the Russian punk rock band stopped…

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, 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. 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 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

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…