Pussy Riot

The Daily Show: Red Scare Has Become Ultimate Red State
The Daily Show's Jason Jones "may have found a conservative paradise in the most unexpected place -- mother Russia." Read more...
Pussy Riot Attacked With Whips And Pepper Spray In Sochi
Members of the punk band Pussy Riot were attacked by Russian security when they attempted to stage a protest at the Olympic host city of Sochi. Read more...
Punked By Putin!
Pussy Riot's rearrest proves Putin was all show, for the benefit of Olympic corporate sponsors, who fell for it hard. Read more...
Pussy Riot Take To The Colbert Report
Stephen Colbert welcomed Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, the recently freed members of Pussy Riot, on last night's "The Colbert Report". Read more...
Pussy Riot Member Begins Hunger Strike
Tolokonnikova says she is made to work up to 17 hours a day and has had death threats from prison deputy. Read more...

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Three members of the Russian band Pussy Riot have spent the last six months in prison for staging a protest against Russian leader Vladimir Putin inside an Orthodox cathedral. On Friday, the group was awarded the LennonOno Grant for Peace award by the artist and activist Yoko Ono. On Thursday, Pussy Riot also received the public backing of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first visit to the United States in more than three decades. Read more...
As I read about the various solidarity actions held around the world after the sentencing of Pussy Riot members to two years' hard labor, I kept thinking: Imagine the exploding heads if bands of feminist punk rockers showed up to protest at the Read more...
Pussy Riot Jailed For Two Years For Hooliganism
Pussy Riot jailed for two years for hooliganism Read more...
Madonna supports Pussy Riot at concert in Moscow Read more...