Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot's Masha Alekhina flees Russia disguised as a food courier (aided by Ragnar Kjartansson)

Alekhina has been arrested six times in the past year for protesting against Putin and the Kremlin

Pussy Riot member curates US billboard art exhibition to raise awareness of gender pay gap

On the occasion of Women’s History Month, a show of large-scale public art curated by Nadya Tolokonnikova is taking over advertising spaces across the US

'Men still own the world, and it’s not cute': NFT projects and DAOs lead the way during Women’s History Month

Nadya Tolokonnikova among those to launch NFT collecting fund which will invest in projects by female and LGBTQ+ artists

Russian pro-war symbol 'Z' sprayed onto Pussy Riot member's door

Ubiquitous letter was first spotted on Russian tanks on the Ukrainian border

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NFT of the Ukrainian flag—launched by Pussy Riot member to raise funds for war-torn country—sells for $6.75m

The sale organised by Ukraine DAO is raising funds for Come Back Alive, which will distribute supplies to Ukrainian civilians and the army

Pussy Riot's Masha Alekhina arrested for second time in two months over social media posts

She has been sentenced to 15 days in prison for “propaganda of Nazi symbolism” after posting an image featuring swastikas on Instagram

Pussy Riot members jailed over social media posts

Masha Alekhina and Lucy Shteyn, who have previously served prison terms, were sentenced to 15 days following charges of "propaganda of Nazi symbolism"

‘It doesn’t stop with Putin’: Pussy Riot release NFT to mark almost ten years since members were sentenced to two years in Russian penal colony

NFT is based on the art collective’s court sentencing documents and recalls their 2012 Punk Prayer performance in Moscow’s Russian Orthodox cathedral

Pussy Riot members leave Russia after facing multiple arrests amid crackdown

Rita Flores is the most recent member of the feminist collective to have been sentenced

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'We can use NFTs to support good causes': Pussy Riot mints and sells first NFT to raise money for women's shelters

The video, titled Terrestrial Paradise, was bought for around £128,000 by the Iranian-born art collector and political activist Amir Soleymani

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'To all Russian political prisoners': Pussy Riot release new video amid crackdown on pro-Navalny protests

Group faced prison sentence after filming a “punk prayer” against President Putin in 2012 at Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Pussy Riot members and street artist among thousands detained at Russia's pro-Navalny protests

As demonstrations swept the country last weekend, Tima Radya as well as Masha Alekhina, Victoria Narakhsa, and Lucy Shteyn were held by police

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For Putin’s birthday, Pussy Riot hangs rainbow flags on Moscow’s government buildings

The activist performance artists called their actions “a gift as a symbol of the love and freedom that are lacking” for LGBTQ communities in Russia

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Culture crackdown ahead of Putin's referendum

Artist Pyotr Verzilov was sentenced to 15 days in prison for "petty hooliganism" in latest clampdown on the arts in Russia

Pussy Riot member Veronika Nikulshina detained in Moscow on suspected drug charges

It is the second time in a month that the feminist activist has been arrested by police

Pussy Riot to receive €37,000 compensation from Russia for human rights violations

European Court of Human Rights ordered payment over treatment of the group in pre-trial detention and treatment in court

Pussy Riot protester Pyotr Verzilov ‘was probably poisoned’, doctors say

Medics in Berlin have not identified substance but are confident Russian will recover

Pussy Riot supporter Pyotr Verzilov in critical condition after suspected poisoning

Activist who was recently imprisoned for Russian group's World Cup protest in July "lost his vision, speech and ability to walk"

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Russian authorities stop Pussy Riot member from travelling to Edinburgh's Fringe festival

Maria Alyokhina had spent two years in prison for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred”

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Pussy Riot say they invaded pitch during World Cup final as political protest

Russian activist group describes performance as a tribute to dissident poet and artist Dmitri Prigov