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

Obama's Olympic Delegation Features 2 Gay Athletes. Your Move, Putin.

Conundrum: 2014 Winter Olympics host country Russia just enacted an ass-backward anti-gay law that isn't popular in countries led by less awful people. How's a self-respecting world leader to give the government the finger while still supporting their home country's athletes? By sending an Olympic delegation chock… » 12/18/13 2:45pm 12/18/13 2:45pm

Missing Pussy Riot Member Was Sent to Penal Camp in Siberia

Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova — who is currently serving the last few months of her two-year sentence for her participation in an anti-Putin performance — is being sent to a prison colony in the depths of Siberia, according to her relatives and lawyers. Last week her family reported that they hadn't… » 11/05/13 7:00pm 11/05/13 7:00pm