Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

2017-08-08 10:52

A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot says she and her bandmate have been detained after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held.

Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo

2015-06-15 12:38

A member of punk protest group Pussy Riot and a fellow activist were arrested at a demonstration in Moscow demanding better conditions for women held in Russian prisons.

Pussy Riot music video hits out at Putin and criticises Sochi Olympics

2014-02-20 14:14

Russian punk band Pussy Riot is ending its stay in the Olympic city of Sochi by posting a video criticising the Winter Games.

2 members of punk group Pussy Riot released

2014-02-19 15:11

Shouting and wearing their trademark garish balaclavas, two members of the punk group Pussy Riot left a police station after being released following several hours of questioning in Sochi.

Madonna says she received death threats for defending Pussy Riot

2014-02-07 05:30

Madonna received death threats for defending Pussy Riot, and was threatened with arrest for promoting "gay behaviour" at her Russian concerts in 2012.

Madonna to join Pussy Riot at human rights concert

2014-01-30 19:30

Madonna has signed on to introduce members of Pussy Riot at Amnesty International's human rights concert in New York.

Jailed Pussy Riot member ends hunger strike

2013-10-02 22:00

Jailed Pussy Riot member ends 9-day hunger strike to protest prison conditions.

More than Snowden dividing US, Russia

2013-08-08 11:01

Moscow's willingness to harbour leaker Edward Snowden is an example of the kinds of "underlying challenges" that keep getting between Russia and the US.

Muso's demand Pussy Riot release

2013-07-23 20:32

More than 100 famous musicians including Madonna, Elton John and Sting have called for Russia to release two members of feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot.

Putin signs 'anti-gay propaganda' bill

2013-06-30 17:30

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a bill punishing people for homosexual "propaganda", an official publication shows.


Pussy Riot releases new video mocking Russian prosecutors

2016-02-04 11:21

The Pussy Riot punk provocateur band is punching back at the Russian government in a new video.

IOC: Attack on Pussy Riot was 'unsettling'

2014-02-20 19:00

The International Olympic Committee has said images of the attack on the Pussy Riot punk group in Sochi are "very unsettling".

Video shows Russian security forces attacking Pussy Riot members with whips

2014-02-20 08:34

Cossacks attack Pussy Riot members in Sochi with horsewhips, preventing protest performance

2 members of punk band Pussy Riot held in Sochi

2014-02-18 12:45

A Russian human rights activist says two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have been detained near the Olympics in downtown Sochi for theft.

Pussy Riot members at odds over Madonna concert

2014-02-06 19:00

Six members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot have accused their previously imprisoned bandmates of undermining the group's ideals by appearing at a charity concert introduced by Madonna.

Pussy Riot prisoner 'lost in transit'

2013-11-07 22:01

Concern for jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has mounted on her 24th birthday, after her husband said she could not be found in the prison colony.

Pussy Riot punk on hunger strike

2013-09-23 17:52

Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has declared a hunger strike to protest at death threats and what she described as conditions of slave labour at her prison camp.

Court: Pussy Riot member to stay in jail

2013-07-25 12:36

A Russian court that considered an appeal by Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina requesting parole has ruled that she should be kept in jail, the Rapsi news agency reported.

New video game 'kills' Pussy Riot members

2013-07-12 13:35

A Russian Orthodox youth group has unveiled a video game that gives players a chance to "kill" members of the punk band Pussy Riot.

Moscow court rejects Pussy Riot appeal

2013-05-29 15:23

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

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