Pussy Riot

Nadezhda Tolonnikova (L) and Maria Alyoshina of Pussy Riot (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Former Members of Pussy Riot Suing the Russian Government After Imprisonment

The pair has announced they will be suing the Russian government for €120,000 each in compensation, as well as €10,000 in court fees.

07/29/2014

Maria Alyokhina, one of the jailed members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot surrounded by journalists (Aanastasiya Makarycheva/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch Pussy Riot’s Video for ‘Putin Will Teach You to Love the Motherland’

In the clip, Pussy Riot sing about the authoritarian rule of Putin, and the ironies of his regime. They even seem to reference the whole circus of the high-profile trial in 2012:

02/20/2014

Nadezhda Tolonnikova (L) and Maria Alyoshina of Pussy Riot (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Pussy Riot Members Attacked by Cossack Militia in Sochi

They came out of the restaurant wearing their pastel balaclavas and were then confronted by the Cossacks, who are used by police authorities to patrol the streets.

02/19/2014

(JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pussy Riot Members Arrested Again in Sochi

“We were just walking around Sochi when they grabbed us,” Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said. “They told us we are suspected of theft. Of course there has been no theft.”

02/18/2014

Nadezhda Tolonnikova (L) and Maria Alyoshina of Pussy Riot (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Pussy Riot Members Consider Political Run and Hollywood Offers

Life has changed dramatically for the two former members of the Russian punk-protest outfit, moving from prison bars to life as bona fide celebrities.

02/10/2014

Imagine Dragons (Harper Smith for Interscope Records)

Imagine Dragons & The Fray to Play Amnesty International Show

“As artists, freedom of speech is really important to all of us so I think that’s a cause we can all get behind,” said Imagine Dragons’ Daniel Platzman.

02/05/2014

(Jerry Lampena/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch Pussy Riot Poke Fun at Putin on ‘Colbert’

Two months after being released early from a Russian prison, Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina came to the United States to sit down with Stephen Colbert and talk about their good friend, Vladimir Putin.

02/05/2014

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