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Clinton praises Pussy Riot as `strong and brave`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 08:26

Hillary Clinton is praising the Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."

Russia`s Pussy Riot girls burned, bruised in McDonald`s attack

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:49

Two members of Pussy Riot were left with chemical burns and head injuries after they were attacked by youths in a branch of McDonald`s, the group said Thursday. 

Pussy Riot came to Sochi looking for trouble: Russia Deputy PM

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 14:56

The high profile members of punk group Pussy Riot came to Olympics host Sochi this week looking for trouble, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday after the women were filmed being beaten with a horsewhip.

Pussy Riot criticise Russian Games in new video

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:37

Members of the all-women protest group Pussy Riot released a new music video on Thursday criticising Russia`s staging of the Winter Olympics and its human rights record, in a rare show of dissent during the Games.

Pussy Riot say Cossacks beat them with whips in Sochi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:58

Tolokonnikova said she and Alyokhina had also been detained for seven hours on Sunday and for 10 hours on Monday.

Pussy Riot members released after arrest in Sochi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:34

Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case.

Pussy Riot members say arrested in central Sochi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:56

The two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot who were released from prison colonies late last year said they had both been arrested Tuesday in downtown Sochi during the Olympic Games.

New York concert defies Putin on eve of Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 23:52

Feted by Madonna and cheered by thousands, Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot defied President Vladimir Putin on the eve of the Sochi Olympics at a star-studded New York concert.

Madonna reveals death threats

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:47

Pop star Madonna has received death threats for defending Pussy Riot and was threatened with arrest for promoting "gay behaviour" at her Russian concerts in 2012.

Pussy Riot to appear at star-studded Amnesty concert in New York

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 03:41

The Russian punk band Pussy Riot will join Madonna, R&B singer Lauryn Hill and alternative rock group Imagine Dragons at an all-star concert for Amnesty international on Wednesday night, on the eve the Winter Olympics opening in Sochi, Russia.

Russian punk band Pussy Riot miss out on Asian award

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 01:00

Russian punk band Pussy Riot missed out on a prize at the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore on Saturday for a video featuring a protest inside a Moscow cathedral that landed members in jail.

Pussy Riot duo `pay tribute` to Russia govt for award nomination

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:47

Pussy Riot`s nomination for an arts award in Singapore should be extended to the Russian government for giving prominence to the protest collective by jailing members over their "Punk Prayer" video, two of the women said with heavy sarcasm.