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Sochi Winter Olympics: Pussy Riot release video after attack by Cossacks – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPussy Riot have released the anti-Putin, anti-Olympics video clip they were in Sochi to film, featuring footage from their brutal beating by Cossacks on Wednesday. It came as the IOC said the images from the attack were “very unsettling”, but denied that they …Pussy Riot clashes with police in latest videoThe Globe and […]

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Pussy Riot ‘attacked with horsewhips’at Sochi – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesCossack militia attacked Russia’s Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists – who have feuded with Vladimir Putin’s government for years – tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics. The group has resurfaced as a …Russian security forces attack Pussy Riot membersPhilly.comIOC: Attack on Pussy Riot was […]

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Russian Police Question Pussy Riot in Sochi – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaSOCHI, RUSSIA — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s carefully controlled Winter Olympics are now running into unexpected, unscripted moments from protesters. On Tuesday, sporting their colorful red, pink and yellow balaclavas, members of Russia’s most …Pussy Riot performers visit Olympic city, where Sochi police quickly pick them upWashington PostPussy Riot’s detainment during Sochi Olympics […]

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Two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot reportedly detained in Sochi – Fox News

Fox NewsA member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wrote on Twitter that she and Maria Alekhina were stopped and …Pussy Riot band ‘arrests in Sochi’BBC NewsPussy Riot members detained in Sochi […]

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Pussy Riot members speak after prison release – BBC News

BBC NewsThe two imprisoned women from the protest group Pussy Riot were released this week under the Russian parliament’s amnesty. They have returned to the capital Moscow, where they continue to speak out against President Putin’s government. The BBC’s …Paranoid Putin should go, say defiant Pussy Riot protestersgulfnews.comFreed Pussy Riot Members to Form Prisoners’ Rights […]

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Pussy Riot still wants to topple Putin – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleMOSCOW (AP) — Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest in Moscow’s main cathedral said Friday they still want to topple President Vladimir Putin. They didn’t say how they plan to do …Freed Pussy Riot Members to Form Prisoners’ Rights OrganizationBillboardPussy […]

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2 Pussy Riot members reunited after leaving prison – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNOYARSK, Russia (AP) — Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have reunited after spending nearly two years in prison for their protest at Moscow’s main cathedral. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were scheduled for …Amnestied Pussy Riot pair criticise Putin after releaseeuronewsFree speech on Earth, goodwill to menPhilly.comPussy Riot pair criticise […]

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Amnestied Pussy Riot pair criticise Putin after release – euronews

euronewsKRASNOYARSK/NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) – Two members of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot freed from prison on Monday derided President Vladimir Putin’s amnesty that led to their early release as a propaganda stunt and promised to …Pussy Riot pair criticise Putin after releaseIrish TimesEver defiant, freed Pussy Riot members slam Putin’s amnesty (+video)Christian Science […]

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Foreign policy expert: Release of Russia punk rock group is publicity stunt – Fox News

Fox NewsThe release of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics in recent days is a move to enhance his image overseas, according to foreign policy expert Colonel Cedric Leighton. Two members of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot and former …Khodorkovsky: 36 hours of freedom, no firm plans but won’t look for powerMiamiHerald.comPutin frees […]

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2 Members of Pussy Riot Freed Under Amnesty Law – New York Times

New York TimesMOSCOW — Two women from the punk group Pussy Riot serving two-year prison terms for staging a protest performance against President Vladimir V. Putin in Moscow’s main cathedral were released on Monday under a new amnesty law.Pussy Riot member released from prisonUSA TODAYPussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina freed in RussiaBBC News2 jailed members […]

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Blackfish, The Armstrong Lie, The Act Of Killing: 15 Documentaries For Oscars 2014

Blackfish, the documentary that took the pop-culture World by storm, and, thanks to CNN’s constant showing of it last summer, made the use of Killer Whales as entertainment in water parks reprehensible, is one of one of 15 docs up for an Oscar in 2014. Joining Blackfish is The Armstrong Lie – the riveting documentary […]

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Pussy Riot members freed from prison – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alekhina, 25, were released from prison, three months before their scheduled release, according to Reuters. The two women and fellow band member Yekaterina Samutsevich were arrested for …Amnesty deal to free jailed members of anti-Putin punk bandFox NewsPussy Riot to be FreedVanity FairAmnesty Bill in Russia […]