Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina Arrested While Occupying Christmas Ball

Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina was one of 100 people detained after a protest in central Moscow Tuesday night. At the time of the arrest, Alyokhina was one of about 20 activists who were occupying a "giant Christmas ball" near the Red Square. Despite subzero temperatures, the activists spent most of the night in the… » 12/31/14 12:50pm 12/31/14 12:50pm

Ex-Pussy Riot Members To Appear on House of Cards For Whatever Reason

Hollywood eventually consumes everything important. Next up are Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina–formerly of Pussy Riot but still the most visible faces of the Russian feminist punk collective—who, according to Baltimore City Paper, will appear on the third season of House of Cards. » 8/11/14 4:12pm 8/11/14 4:12pm

​Pussy Riot Supposedly in Talks to Be in Spring Breakers Sequel…

So this is strange. In light of James Franco denouncing the sequel for the movie Spring Breakers (entitled Spring Breakers: The Second Coming), Indie Wire is reporting that members of Pussy Riot are set to meet with the producers about a potentially big role in the follow up. While Harmony Korine has not endorsed… » 5/18/14 2:35pm 5/18/14 2:35pm

Pussy Riot Members Detained and Released in Sochi Hotel 'Theft' Case

About three hours after Nadezhda Tolokonnikov said she and bandmate Maria Alyokhina were arrested in Sochi, the duo along with three others with whom they were arrested were released from police custody, donning their balaclavas and chanting an anti-Putin song as they walked out of the station. » 2/18/14 10:20am 2/18/14 10:20am

Former Pussy Riot Members Say the Band's Doing It All Wrong

Pussy Riot members Masha Alyokhina and Nadia Tolokonnikova have embarked on a triumphant tour of America in order to promote Russian prison reform. Last night Madonna introduced them at an Amnesty International human rights benefit concert in advance of today's Olympics opening ceremony. Sounds unequivocally great,… » 2/06/14 4:20pm 2/06/14 4:20pm

Pussy Riot to Colbert: Putin's Just a 'Shirtless Man on a Horse'

Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen interviewed Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, the two members of Pussy Riot who were recently released from Russian prison after spending a total of 16 months in the country's penal colonies, all for the crime of performing a protest song in a church. » 2/05/14 12:10pm 2/05/14 12:10pm