Pussy Riot

Tale of Russian Women: Pussy Riot Bedevils Putin; Mariia Butina Is His Red Sparrow

Pussy Riot, the all-female Russian punk-rock protest group, is a thorn in Vladimir Putin’s side. But their visage of feminist rebellion against Russia’s oppressive, male-dominated oligarchy, is a sharp contrast to their counterpart, Mariia Butina, the fetching Russian spy. The contrast was brought into sharp focus this week with Butina’s arrest for acting as a clandestine intermediary between the Kremlin and American officials, most notably those with the shadowy National Rifle Association (NRA)....

Pussy Riot Rips Power, Corruption, Greed in Bad Apples Video (Watch!)

Pussy Riot, the Russian punk-rock band that has become an international symbol of resistance against oligarchy, greed and corruption, serves another call to action in its new video for power-rock anthem “Bad Apples.” The band, made up of a rotating cast of seven members, was most relevant in its homeland of Russia under Vladimir Putin. But with the rise of Donald Trump and right-wing fascism, it’s ...

Trump Schooled on Putin and Pussy by Russian Band Pussy Riot (watch!)

Donald Trump just got schooled on his twin obsessions–Putin and Pussy–in a new video by Russia’s version of nasty women, the feminist, all-girl band Pussy Riot. The song hits home, the place where Trump and everyone else ultimately comes from… the vagina. The group, composed of 11 different rotating members, focuses on feminism, LGBT rights and opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom they consider a dictator....
Subscribe!
To The New York Independent's Free Email Newsletters!
Just Enter your Email Address and Click Subscribe

All News & Gossip
Top Arts News & Gossip
Top Theater News & Gossip
Top Music News & Gossip
Top Fashion News & Gossip
Top Film News & Gossip
Dining Guide
Top Events & Galas

Delivered by FeedBurner