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Pussy Riot activist out of danger after suspected poisoning – German doctor

Sep 18, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Karl Max Einhaeupl, Charite hospital's chairman, adds that Pyotr Verzilov's 'health condition was improving from day to day and he is no longer in life-threatening danger'

RECOVERY. The CEO of Berlin's Charite Hospital Karl Max Einhaeupl (L) and leading doctor Kai-Uwe Eckardt address a press conference on September 18, 2018 in Berlin, on the health of Pyotr Verzilov, a member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who was flown to Germany on September 16, 2018 after suspected poisoning. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Pussy Riot take on 'Russian leader' in House of Cards

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:35 PM

In the third episode of House of Cards season 3 Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova come face to face with a fictional Russian leader

In this file photo, Nadezhda 'Nadya' Tolokonnikova (L) and Maria 'Masha' Alyokhina (R) of the Russian Punk band Pussy Riot attend a press conference at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the Netherlands, 28 January 2015. Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

Peter Gabriel, Pussy Riot rally for Hong Kong protesters

Nov 30, 2014 - 6:05 PM

New York based human rights activists help organize the campaign to show international backing for the protests

Book review: ‘Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot’

Aug 03, 2014 - 6:35 PM

A look at the controversial Pussy Riot group as seen through the book by Masha Gessen

Pussy Riot say clash with police in Sochi

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:54 PM

Pussy Riot members were reportedly attacked with tear gas and sticks when they tried to stage an action in the city

RIOT WITH PUSSY RIOT? Two of its members say they were attacked by Cossacks while trying to stage a performance in Sochi city, host of the Winter Olympics. Photos from the Pussy Riot Facebook page

New York concert defies Putin on eve of Sochi

Feb 07, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Madonna hais the courage and fearlessness of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot at a concert in New York

PROTEST. Madonna (L) introduces Maria Alyokhina (C) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot. Photo by Don Emmert/Agence France-Presse

Freed Pussy Riot members reunite in Siberia

Dec 24, 2013 - 3:04 PM

UPDATED Two members of anti Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot embraced each other Tuesday December 24 as they reunited in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

REUNITED. Two members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L) and Maria Alyokhina smile as they meet in the airport of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, on December 24, 2013. AFP/Vasily Maximov

Russia frees Pussy Riot punks from prison

Dec 23, 2013 - 2:16 PM

3rd UPDATE Maria Alyokhina and bandmate Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were granted amnesty last week

FREED. A file picture taken on October 10, 2012, shows one of the jailed members of the all-girl punk band "Pussy Riot," Maria Alyokhina, smiling as she sits in a glass-walled cage in a court in Moscow. AFP / Natalia Kolesnikova

Pussy Riot documentary makes Oscars long list

Dec 04, 2013 - 11:19 AM

Films about the jailed Russian punk band and a British war photographer killed in Libya make it to the Oscar long list

DETAINED. A picture taken on April 2013, shows one of the jailed members of the all-girl punk band "Pussy Riot," Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, standing in the defendant's cage in a Russian court. AFP Photo

Punk band Pussy Riot in hiding in Finland

May 26, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Members of feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot go into hiding

MISSING RIOT. Pussy Riot is nowhere to be found. Photos from the Pussy Riot Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Clint Eastwood and controversial films

Mar 03, 2013 - 11:37 AM

Clint Eastwood some very controversial flicks and a trio of Pussy Riot punk protesters make up the week s Entertainment stories

GAY RIGHTS SUPPORTER. Republican Clint Eastwood supports gay marriage. Photo from Clint Eastwood-Legend Facebook page

Moscow court adjourns Pussy Riot appeal to October 10

Oct 01, 2012 - 4:53 PM

UPDATED A Russian court on Monday October 1 adjourned to October 10 the appeal of three female members of punk band Pussy Riot against their two year prison camp sentence

(From left) YEKATERINA SAMUTSEVICH, NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and Maria Alyokhina have received support from around the world, including celebrities. Image from Facebook

Two Pussy Riot members fled Russia to evade arrest: band

Aug 26, 2012 - 11:21 PM

Two female Pussy Riot punk rockers who are being hunted by police for having taken part in a protest stunt against President Vladimir Putin have fled Russia in order to evade arrest the group says

(From left) YEKATERINA SAMUTSEVICH, NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and Maria Alyokhina have received support from around the world, including celebrities. Image from Facebook

Russia hunts for other Pussy Riot members

Aug 21, 2012 - 6:32 AM

With 3 members in jail Moscow police look for two more who remain free

A FACEBOOK PHOTO OF Pussy Riot shows the other members of the punk band. They have just released their new single, "Putin is Lighting the Fires of the Revolution."

World leaders slam Russia over Pussy Riot sentence

Aug 18, 2012 - 9:23 AM

The United States leads global condemnation of the two year sentences meted out to Russian punk band Pussy Riot as supporters of the women grabbed balaclavas and took to the streets in protest around the world

Russia convicts Pussy Riot protest punks

Aug 17, 2012 - 8:31 PM

Russian punk band Pussy Riot is convicted of hooliganism over a protest in a cathedral

(From left) YEKATERINA SAMUTSEVICH, NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and Maria Alyokhina have received support from around the world, including celebrities. Image from Facebook

Profile: Pussy Riot

Aug 16, 2012 - 3:27 PM

Get to know the 3 girls of the punk band with a message for Putin

(From left) YEKATERINA SAMUTSEVICH, NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and Maria Alyokhina have received support from around the world, including celebrities. Image from Facebook

Church hounding of Pussy Riot begins to trouble Russians

Aug 14, 2012 - 12:16 PM

Media liken the scenario to the 1901 excommunication of writer Leo Tolstoy Do you agree?

PUSSY RIOT MEMBERS NADEZHDA Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alyokhina in detention. Screen grab from YouTube

Madonna expresses support for Pussy Riot

Aug 08, 2012 - 8:09 AM

According to the Queen of Pop: They deserve the right to be free

'THEY DESERVE THE RIGHT to be free.' Image from Facebook

Pussy Riot members fall ill

Aug 02, 2012 - 6:00 AM

Are they or are they not being treated fairly?

RUSSIAN PUNK BAND PUSSY Riot. Photo from Facebook