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Pussy Riot Calls For Olympics Boycott

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) - One of two freed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Friday their release was aimed ...

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...

Will Putin Grant Pussy Riot Amnesty?

Agence France Presse | Anna Malpas | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he backed proposals for an amnesty for thousands of prisoners who, according to his rights advisor,...

Pussy Riot Appeals To European Rights Court

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have appealed to the European Court of Human Rights over their jail sentence...

Pussy Riot Member Asks For Deferred Sentence To Raise Son

AP | DMITRY KOZLOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

BEREZNIKI, Russia — A Russian court on Wednesday turned down an attempt by an imprisoned Pussy Riot band member to defer serving her sentence fo...

Freed Pussy Riot Member Vows To Continue

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Newly released from Russian prison, Pussy Riot's Yekaterina Samutsevich said her protests ...

More Details Emerge On 'Pussy Riot Murder'

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 10.31.2012 | World

MOSCOW — A university instructor on Friday confessed to killing two women in an apartment where a message demanding freedom for jailed members o...

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 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...

Court That Jailed Pussy Riot Hacked

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - The website of a Moscow court that convicted three members of punk band Pussy Riot to two year...

WATCH: Too Pussy for Pussy Riot?

The Huffington Post | Mike Barry | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

Pussy Riot: the name of a Russian activist punk music collective has become a symbol of protest and defiance worldwide, even more so after the convict...

Pussy Riot: The Cost of Standing Up

Sam Koppelman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

So, today, in light of the Pussy Riot sentencing, I ask that everyone reading this joins me and takes a step back from your day-to-day struggles to appreciate the freedoms we have as Americans.

Russian Church Urges State To Show Mercy

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The Russian Orthodox Church urged the state to show mercy to three women from the rock group Pussy Riot jailed on Friday ...

Judge: Pussy Riot Guilty Of Hooliganism

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Three punk rock-style activists who briefly took over a cathedral in a raucous prayer for deliverance from Vladimir Putin were sentence...

'No One Will Take My Inner Freedom'

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Members of the Pussy Riot punk band likened themselves to Soviet-era dissidents on Wedne...