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Pussy Riot Verdict

Court Orders Review Of Pussy Riot Verdicts

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who was freed Monday in a Kremlin-backed amnesty, slammed Russia's prison system and said that the whole cou...

Russia's Human Rights Problem and the New Post-Soviet Social Revolution: Pussy Riot Won't Be Silenced

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Russell C. Smith

Pussy Riot doesn't seem to be going away. Even behind bars, they are creating an international movement. This isn't just a bunch of scruffy punksters looking to get a record deal out of instant fame.

Not Over Yet: Pussy Riot Appeals Jail Sentence

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Three members of the Pussy Riot punk band have appealed a court's decision to jail them for two years for their "punk prayer" against Russia...

Russia's Record in Denying Artistic Freedom Speaks for Itself

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 10.24.2012 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The Russian Foreign Ministry continues to defend the court verdict against members of the punk band Pussy Riot stating that claims of persecution are "groundless." Groundless? Let's consider three examples.

Girls Aloud

The European Magazine | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
The European Magazine

Pussy Riot's performance was widely discussed in Russia (unlike other acts of dissidence) with controversy and passion. Some believed that the foundations of the state had been attacked by public criticism, condemned the "blasphemy" and demanded punishment.

After Pussy Riot, Artists Need to Stand for Each Other, Everywhere

Mark Levine | Posted 10.19.2012 | Arts
Mark Levine

Western artists can and should support their Russian comrades. But the support received by Pussy Riot is sadly an aberration.

A New Russian Coup?

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leaders have joined about 300 people who gathered in Moscow to remember three people who were killed during the fail...

Pussy Riot in Edinburgh

Monica Bauer | Posted 10.18.2012 | Arts
Monica Bauer

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival held an event in solidarity with the Pussy Riot artists yesterday. About 35 people attended. About 10 took part in the direct organization and performance. Was it significant?

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...

Lessons From Pussy Riot

Brian Koppelman | Posted 10.17.2012 | World
Brian Koppelman

Yes. We have troubles here. Just look at whatever may be written above or below me on the site. But the very fact that we can debate them, yell about them, fight for them, means that we have hope. Which is like oxygen. As long as you have it, you are alive.

'Free Pussy Riot' Supporters To Rally Outside City Hall

Posted 08.17.2012 | Chicago

In response to Amnesty International's declaration of Free Pussy Riot Global Day, Chicagoans are expected to rally outside City Hall on the same day t...

WATCH: Pussy Riot Releases New Song

Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

Pussy Riot shows no signs of letting up. Despite being sentenced to two years of prison on charges of hooliganism, the Russian punk trio has released ...

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 ...

Pussy Riot Awaits Verdict

Reuters | Timothy Heritage | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Russian judge delivers a verdict on Friday against three members of a feminist punk band for staging an anti-Kremlin pr...

That Moment When Putin Realizes Pussy Riot Has Hijacked His Presidency

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- The verdict in the trial of the feminist punk rockers Pussy Riot comes barely more than 100 days into Vladimir Putin's new term as Russian p...

Pussy Riot Face 3 Years As Trial Ends

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Three feminist punk rockers in Russia may face years in prison for barging into Moscow's main cathedral to sing a song against Vladimir Puti...