Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot Members Released From Prison
The members of the Russian band Pussy Riot are now free ahead of schedule. Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina have been released from jail three months before their sentence was initially set to end.
Pussy Riot Member Denied Appeal
The plight of Pussy Riot rages on, and the ripple effect is now being felt, as Maria Alekhina, one of the imprisoned members of the Russian punk collective, saw her recent appeal denied by a Russian court. Alekhina, 24, had asked for a deferral of her two-year prison sentence due to the fact that sh…
Pussy Riot Supported by Jesus on ‘South Park’
The imprisonment of Russian band Pussy Riot has been a hot news story as of late, so it’s no surprise that the issue was mentioned in a recent installment of ‘South Park.’ In the episode, which aired on Halloween, Jesus sports a ‘Free Pussy Riot&CloseCurly…
Pussy Riot to Receive John Lennon Memorial Peace Grant
The members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot have had quite a year, enduring trial and imprisonment for their outspoken criticism of their country's current political regime -- but they're about to receive a little extra money for their trouble.