December 13, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Russian Supreme Court on Friday ordered the review of the case against two members of the feminist rock group Pussy Riot. Band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred in August 2012 and sentenced to two years in prison ...[read more]
May 23, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
A Russian court on Thursday denied parole for Maria Alekhina, a member of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot. Band members Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevich were sentenced to two years in prison for "hooliganism," characterized by the court as driven by religious hatred, ...[read more]
October 19, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The recently freed member of the controversial Russian feminist rock collective Pussy Riot announced Friday that she has filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights. Yekaterina Samutsevich, 30, is claiming violations of her right to freedom of speech and that she was illegally ...[read more]
October 10, 2012
by Keith Herting
A Russian court on Wednesday freed one member of the controversial feminist rock collective Pussy Riot. The Moscow City Court freed Yekaterina Samutsevich after accepting her argument that she had been removed from the cathedral so quickly that she had barely had time to remove her guitar from ...[read more]
August 17, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The controversial trial of three members of the Russian feminist activist group Pussy Riot ended Friday with the announcement of a guilty verdict and two-year prison sentence for each of the three women. The Khamovnichesky District Court of Moscow found Pussy Riot members Natalia Tolokonnikova, ...[read more]

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