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Pussy Riot's Writing Assignments From Prison

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 02.26.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ever since Pussy Riot's anti-Putin performance in a Russian cathedral, the activist band has drawn worldwide attention. But with an absence of protest...

Why My Heart is Torn Between Russian Orthodoxy and Pussy Riot

Morgan Guyton | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

In a life of idolatry, we don't really enjoy ourselves when we consume the fetishized objects that imprison us; often our consumption itself is part of a script that we don't realize we've been tricked into obeying

Pussy Riot No Longer Exists

Andrey Tolokonnikov | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Andrey Tolokonnikov

With "the money in front of them," Pussy Riot has disbanded as a music group in order to focus full-time on political activism in Russia.

Help the Women Being Tortured in Russian Prisons

Nadya Tolokonnikova | Posted 03.07.2014 | Impact
Nadya Tolokonnikova

"They beat you once, then may come grab your hair, hit your head on the sewing machine or take you into a punishment cell, there they kick you using hands, legs, or remove the belt from a sewing machine and thrash you with it."

Pussy Riot Member Transferred To Siberia

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Jailed Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is on her way to a new penal colony in Siberia, her husband said Tuesday, following fears after t...

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Drops Release Plea To Support Band Mate On Hunger Strike

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Anastasia Gorelova NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Pussy Riot punk band member Maria Alyokhina on Friday dropped her pl...

Pussy Riot Member In Prison Hospital, Condition Is 'Terrible'

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of punk group Pussy Riot serving time at a Russian prison camp, was reportedly transferred to the jail's hospital on ...

Pussy Riot Punk Refuses To Admit Guilt, Will Remain In Jail

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | World

By Maria Stromova SARANSK, Russia, July 26 (Reuters) - A jailed member of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot lost a court battle to ...

Pussy Riot Punk Says Bandmates Could Be Released Early

Agence France Presse | Anna Malpas | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

Freed Pussy Riot punk Yekaterina Samutsevich vowed to pursue every legal route to free her jailed bandmates, saying there was still a chance the Russi...

Pussy Riot Doomed To Notorious Russian Prison

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

After losing an appeal to serve their sentences in a pre-trial detention center last week, Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhi...

Russian Court Frees 'Pussy Riot' Member

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A member of punk band Pussy Riot was freed on appeal on Wednesday but a Moscow court upheld prison se...

Pussy Riot Member Freed On Appeal

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A member of punk band Pussy Riot was freed on appeal on Wednesday but a Moscow court uph...

Did They Go Too Far?

Posted 08.24.2012 | Celebrity

On Monday, three members of Russian feminist punk-group Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in prison for hooliganism based on their critical remar...

Russia Slams West For Pussy Riot Criticism

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Russia denounced foreign criticism of the trial of punk band Pussy Riot as politically motivated on Wednesday and said th...

Rallies In NYC Show Support For Pussy Riot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

Many of you know by now that three members of the Russian punk band and activist group Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism charges today, with...

U.S.: Pussy Riot Sentence 'Disproportionate'

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The United States Embassy in Russia criticised the two-year sentences handed down by a Russian court to three women whod ...

Russia Demands Jail Time For Pussy Riot

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Aug 7 (Reuters) - A state prosecutor on Tuesday demanded a three-year jail term for three women from the pu...

Jailed Oil Tycoon Calls Pussy Riot Trial 'Medieval'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | World

By Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Russia's most famous prisoner said on Monday that three women from the Pussy Riot ban...