IOC asks to the Pussy Riot abstain from protest in Sochi

Through a press conference the spokesman of the (IOC) International Olympic Committee, Mark Adams, asked today to the members of the Russian group Pussy Riot that do not perform political protests on stages of the Sochi Games. One day after two activists of the band, critics of...
Two members of Pussy Riot arrested in Sochi

Two members of Pussy Riot arrested in Sochi

Nadezhda Tolokónnikova and Maria Aliójina, two of the three members of the Group Pussy Riot who were sentenced to imprisonment for staging a punk prayer in anOrthodox Cathedral, were arrested today in Sochi, site of the Winter Olympics. “W...

Amnesty to rebels in Russia

Yesterday, the Russian parliament approved an amnesty for the convicted and charged for vandalism, collaterally benefiting both members of the punk band Pussy Riot and thirty crew members of Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise. The adoption of this general amnesty, to mark the...
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Russian court releases one of the members of Pussy Riot

Yekaterina Samutsevich, one of the members of the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, was released today after the president of the appeal court of Moscow ordered the commutation of her two years prison sentence for a probation one. The court considered the defense allegations o...

Two Pussy Riot Members Escaped from Russia

Two members of the musical band Pussy Riot escaped from Russia to avoid the persecution for protesting against Vladimir Putin in a church. The last August 17, a courthouse in Moscow condemned the three members of the female band to two years in prison for performing a ‘punk...

Madonna Sued in Russia

First, she showed solidarity and supported the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, which were sentenced to two years in prison for complaining of President Putin at the altar of a church. Once again, Madonna became controversial in Russia, but this time it could lead to serious...
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Russian Punk Band Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Members of the Russian music band Pussy Riot are back in trouble. This time, there are facing criminal charges that could assure prison for two years. The rebels were arrested after being stopped in the Christ the Savior Cathedral to protest against President Vladimir Putin...