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…

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…

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…

Members of Pussy Riot detained in Sochi; were planning anti-Putin song – CNN

CNNSochi, Russia (CNN) — Just six days to go in the Sochi Olympics, and the Games seemed to be going off without major political side effects. Not a hint of…

Pussy Riot band members released after being detained in Sochi – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI — Two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have been released by police after they were questioned about a theft. Nadezha Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina walked out…

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.…

Pussy Riot band ‘arrests in Sochi’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTwo members of the protest group Pussy Riot say they have been arrested in the Russian resort of Sochi where the Winter Olympics are being held. Maria Alyokhina and…

Former Pussy Riot Members Held in Sochi – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMOSCOW—Two former members of the Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot, who became international human rights symbols after being jailed for two years for an anti-Kremlin protest, said…

Pussy Riot Members Take Tour to New York – New York Times

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…

Pussy Riot speaks out against Putin, prison – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTwo members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest in Moscow’s main cathedral held their first news conference…

Pussy Riot members to form human rights group – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn their first press conference since being released from prison Dec. 23, two members of the group Pussy Riot said Friday that they planned to form a human rights…

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…

Pussy Riot still want to topple Putin – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW — 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 say they still…

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.…

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…

Pussy Riot pair criticise Putin after release – Irish Times

Irish TimesMaria Alyokhina, a member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, speaks to the media yesterday after her release from a penal colony in Nizhny Novgorod. Photographs: Reuters. Topics: News

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.…

Pussy Riot member urges Russia Olympics boycott – BBC News

BBC NewsA member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has called for foreign countries to boycott February’s Winter Olympics, hours after she was freed from jail. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova dismissed the…

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…

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…

Putin: ‘I envy’ Obama’s spy program – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRussia President Vladimir Putin says his government is not working with National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, and defended President Obama over his spying program — sort of. “How…

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…

Pussy Riot, Greenpeace crew may go free on Russia amnesty bill – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s parliament on Wednesday passed an amnesty bill that will likely apply to the 30-member crew of a Greenpeace ship detained after an Arctic protest, but…