Category : Pussy Riot

20,000 gather in Moscow to remind Putin of election fraud allegations

Thousands of people gathered on central Moscow street Novy Arbat on Sunday to call for Vladimir Putin to step down. The rally was a follow-up to mass protest rallies which started after allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections in December. It was much smaller than the protests leading up to the election, and the mood was dramatically altered. This time, […]

Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot face trial for cathedral protest

Tena Prelec reports from the hooliganism trial of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot

Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot face trial for cathedral protest

Members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been arrested in Moscow on the eve of the country’s presidential elections on charges of hooliganism. The Moscow court in charge decided to keep them imprisoned until 24 April, when they will be tried facing a sentence of up to 7 years. Two band members, […]

Feminist punk group protest against Putin in Moscow’s central cathedral

alt informationPussy Riot is a feminist punk collective from Moscow. They hide their faces under coloured balaclavas, use nicknames to remain anonymous and perform unsanctioned concerts in peculiar places. Since their emergence last autumn Pussy Riot have performed in underground station, in shops and on trolleybuses and detention centres’ roofs. Pussy Riot came to the attention of […]

Punk feminists Pussy Riot stage Putin protest in Moscow’s central cathedral

Pussy Riot is a feminist punk collective from Moscow. They hide their faces under coloured balaclavas, use nicknames to remain anonymous and perform unsanctioned concerts in peculiar places. Since their emergence last autumn Pussy Riot have performed in underground stations, in shops and on trolleybuses and detention centres’ roofs. Pussy Riot came to the attention of […]