Posts Tagged ‘ Pussy Riot ’

Watch: Pussy Riot on “The Colbert Report”

Watch: Pussy Riot on "The Colbert Report"

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of imprisoned Russian punk band, Pussy Riot made their first appearance on American television on “The Colbert Report” Tuesday night.



Pussy Riot freed under Russian amnesty bill

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist punk band, Pussy Riot, sits behind bars at a district court in Zubova Polyana 440 km southeast of Moscow in Russia's province of Mordovia, Friday, April 26, 2013.

Pussy Riot members will be freed from prison under Russian President Vladimir Putin’s amnesty bill.



Pussy Riot documentary: A film the Russian feminist punks would hate

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot, the radical feminist Russian punk rock collective, is alive and well — and more complicated than you may think.



Pussy Riot appeal rejected by Moscow’s top court

Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia. Alekhina went on hunger strike Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in protest at not being allowed to attend her own parole hearing in Perm province. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev, file)

Moscow’s highest court has rejected an appeal by punk group Pussy Riot against their sentence for a protest against Vladimir Putin.



Pussy Riot’s Maria Alekhina hospitalized after hunger strike

Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia. Alekhina went on hunger strike Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in protest at not being allowed to attend her own parole hearing in Perm province. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev, file)

A jailed member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot was hospitalized Tuesday on the seventh day of a hunger strike to protest what she calls a persecution campaign against her.



Russian court denies parole for Pussy Riot’s Tolokonnikova

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist punk band, Pussy Riot, sits behind bars at a district court in Zubova Polyana 440 km southeast of Moscow in Russia's province of Mordovia, Friday, April 26, 2013.

A member of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot was denied parole by a Russian court Friday.



Madonna faces ban from Russia after supporting Pussy Riot

Madonna

Pop star Madonna reportedly didn’t have the correct visa for her concerts in Russia last summer, and might face a fine or be banned from the country.



Sundance Film Festival music documentaries: “Sound City,” “Pussy Riot” and more

Foo Fighters @ Pepsi Center by John Leyba

We caught most of the Sundace Film Festival music documentaries during our trip to Park City and soon, you can do the same.