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Pussy Riot Members Launch Independent News Outlet

Will Monitor Russian Laws and Prisons

Sep 05, 2014

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina have started their own independent news outlet, MediaZona. The media service will monitor Russian courts, prisons and law enforcement. More

Mar 21, 2014

Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley, Members of Pussy Riot, and Billboard magazine executive Robert Levine will all serve as keynote speakers at Estonia’s Tallinn Music Week. More

Feb 24, 2014

After experiencing several arrests and an attack by Cossack militia while protesting in Sochi last week, Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina have once again found themselves in handcuffs.  More

Watch: Pussy Riot – “Putin Will Teach You How to Love”

Featuring Footage From the Sochi Whippings

Feb 20, 2014

Rest assured that the title of Pussy Riot’s video “Putin Will Teach You How to Love” should be read in sarcasm quotes. More

Feb 18, 2014

Hardly letting their newfound freedom keep them instigating the powers that be, Pussy Riot members Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, along with eight local activists and journalists, were arrested earlier today by Russian police in Sochi. More

Feb 06, 2014

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina are incredibly brave women who went through a hell that the rest of us will never know. However, as Pussy Riot would like to make clear, they are no longer part of the activist/musician collective.

Watch: Pussy Riot on The Colbert Report

Group Speaking Tonight in New York

Feb 05, 2014

Last night, the recently freed members of Pussy Riot stopped by The Colbert ReportMore

Dec 23, 2013

After a long battle in the court of public opinion Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were set free today after nearly serving the entirety of a two-year sentence. More

Remaining Pussy Riot Members to Be Freed From Prison

Thanks to a New Russian Amnesty Law

Dec 19, 2013

Excellent news today for Pussy Riot. More

Jul 22, 2013

A year since their arrest for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” jailed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and Maria “Masha” Alekhina are still receiving support from high profile musicians. More

Watch: “60 Minutes” Airs Profile of Pussy Riot

Featuring Interview with Member That Evaded Arrest

Mar 25, 2013

Last night the esteemed broadcast journalists at 60 Minutes featured profile on the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot. More

HBO Purchases Pussy Riot Documentary

Titled Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer

Jan 21, 2013

Following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend, HBO has purchased the distributing rights to Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer, a new documentary about the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot. More

Member of Pussy Riot Set Free

Yekaterina Samutsevich has Jail Term Suspended

Oct 10, 2012

A court appeal of Pussy Riot's two-year prison sentence has resulted in the release of one of the convicted members. More

Listen: MEN - “Let Them Out Or Let Me In”

Song of Solidarity for Pussy Riot

Oct 01, 2012

In an act of solidarity for the incarcerated members of Pussy Riot, dance duo MEN have released a new song titled "Let Them Out Or Let Me In." More

Feminist Press Publishes Pussy Riot eBook

Sales Support Pussy Riot Legal Defense

Sep 11, 2012

Just four weeks after the Aug. 17 verdict convicting three members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, Feminist Press has released an eBook entitled Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom, collecting previously unavailable material surrounding the group's political protest and incarceration. More

Two Members of Pussy Riot Flee Russia

"New actions" in the works

Aug 27, 2012

With Russian police reportedly in search of them, two members of the anti-Kremlin punk collective Pussy Riot have successfully fled the country. More

Aug 22, 2012

Showing their support from one female punk trio to another, Vivian Girls have announced that they will play a special benefit show for the recently incarcerated members of Pussy Riot at the The Smell in Los Angeles on Aug. 27. More

Russian Police in Search of Other Members of Pussy Riot

Also Listen to New Song “Putin Lights Up the Fires”

Aug 21, 2012

Last Friday three members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility" and sentenced to two years in prison after a guerrila performance at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral led to their arrest back in February. More

Aug 17, 2012

Maria Alyokhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, and Yekaterina Samutsevich — the three members of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot were found guilty this morning and sentenced to two years in prison after being charged with "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility." More

Peaches Launches Petition in Support of Pussy Riot Protestors

"Free Pussy Riot" Features Plethora of Musicians Showing Support

Aug 15, 2012

In reaction to March events, where three members of punk activist band Pussy Riot were taken into custody for criticizing Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a punk prayer in a church in Moscow, performer Peaches has started a campaign to show support for these women. More