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Riot Days: Pussy Riot’s acts of defiance

Members of the feminist punk group have been sentenced to 15 days in prison after a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in Russia. We look at some of their most high-profile protests to date.

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17.07.2018 | 13:47

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Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina: ‘Fear is the most dangerous thing’

What characterizes Russian feminism? Should we fear Putin? DW talked to Maria Alyokhina, front woman of the feminist punk rock group Pussy Riot as they start their German tour.

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10.01.2018 | 13:18

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Free at last!

0,,17317692_101,00Russian punk band Pussy Riots members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have been set free. Talking to the press, they revealed some interesting insights about life inside a Russian prison. We present interesting quotes from the two girls and the reaction they’ve evoked in Twitter.

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23.12.2013 | 15:22

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Two Pussy Riot members to walk free

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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina

 

Russia’s parliament has adopted an amnesty which would free two jailed members of the punk band, Pussy Riot and enable 30 people arrested in a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling to avoid trial.

Date

20.12.2013 | 9:00

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“Madonna, comrade-in-arms, we love you”

“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, but to be young was very heaven! – oh time.”

William Wordsworth wrote these lines at the time of the French revolution. Being young is indeed a heavenly feeling and for all the young fans present at Madonna’s concert in Moscow, this feeling increased by leaps and bounds.

Date

17.08.2012 | 12:02

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