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Pussy Riot Protest

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...

PHOTOS: New Yorkers Rally In Support Of Pussy Riot; Several Arrested

Posted 08.18.2012 | New York

Following the anger that quickly ensued after a Russian judge found punk band Pussy Riot guilty on hooliganism charges on Friday, New York City activi...

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 ...

Paul McCartney's Message For Pussy Riot

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Paul McCartney has sent support to a Russian punk band whose members face prison for a stunt against President Vladimir Putin. In a letter ...

Pussy Riot's Punk Prayer: What Would Jesus Do?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

For a Christian like me, the question that the Pussy Riot action begs is where might Jesus stand in the controversy between the combined power of the Church and State vs. three girls who made a prayer for deliverance from it.

Why Pussy Riot Matters

Ron Galloway | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Ron Galloway

Vladimir Putin might want to deliberate on the unintended consequences that might result from a harsh verdict against Pussy Riot on Friday. As we have seen in the last two years, what was once unthinkable is becoming common.

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...

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...

Madonna Defends Jailed Punk Band

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

MOSCOW -- Madonna voiced hope Monday that three feminist Russian rockers on trial for performing a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin will be releas...

LOOK: Pussy Riot Activists Target Russian Embassy

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- About a hundred protesters, many donning bright balaclavas, dresses and tights, gathered in front of the Russian Embassy late Friday aft...

Bike Prom, Drink The District, Mike Daisey's New Work: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 27, 28, 29

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 27 1. Bike Prom At Black Cat A chance to wear fancy and futuristic clothes (the theme is "Bike To The Future"), drink New B...

Pussy Riot Protest To Target Russian Embassy

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Political activists and punk musicians will unite outside the Russian Embassy on Friday to demand that three members of the Russian femi...

Pussy Riot Get More Jail Time

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

MOSCOW — A group of feminist punk rockers must remain behind bars as police investigate them for chanting a "punk prayer" against Russian Presid...

Free 'Pussy Riot'!

Liliana Silverman | Posted 08.13.2012 | World
Liliana Silverman

Despite the odds against Pussy Riot's acquittal, fighting for their freedom, and a free democratic Russian state, must continue.

'Pussy Riot' Supporters Picket Moscow Police

Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

MOSCOW (AP) — Supporters of a female Russian punk band have picketed police headquarters in Moscow to protest the group's jailing for trying to moun...