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Russian Journalist Masha Gessen Speaks at JCC San Francisco

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
On Wednesday, April 29, Russian-American journalist, author and LGBT activist Masha Gessen will present "From Putin to Pussy Riot and Beyond" with Washington Post National Security Editor Peter Finn at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Pussy Riot's MediaZona Partners With The Guardian

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
The Guardian's New East network and Russia's MediaZona, the news network founded by Pussy Riot members, have formed a partnership to syndicate reporting about Russia's prison system.

Pussy Riot Starts Independent Russian Media Outlet

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 6
After spending nearly two years in a Russian prison for their charge of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred," Pussy Riot members Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova went on to create Mediazona.

’Heathen’ Hilary Clinton Condemned for Pussy Riot Tweet

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 10
Christian news outlet Life Site News is decrying former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her recent photo-op with members of the Russian punk rock protest band Pussy Riot at the Women in the World Summit in New York last Friday.

Tweeted Pic of Hillary Clinton and Pussy Riot Goes Viral

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 5
Hilary Clinton took time on Thursday at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit in New York to pose for a photo with two members of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot.

Cossack ’Held Accountable’ In Attack on Pussy Riot

INTERNATIONAL | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Feb 22
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday the Cossack who horsewhipped members of Pussy Riot has been "held accountable" for the attack.

Video: Pussy Riot Posts Music Video Featuring Recent Sochi Beatings

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 21
Russian punk band Pussy Riot ended their stay in the Olympic city of Sochi on Thursday by posting a video criticizing the Winter Games and President Vladimir Putin.

Russian Security Forces Attack Pussy Riot Members

INTERNATIONAL | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Feb 19
Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the group tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.

IOC: Protests At Olympic Sites Are Inappropriate

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 19
The IOC says it would be "wholly inappropriate" for the Russian punk group Pussy Riot to protest at Sochi Olympic sites.

2 Members of Punk Group Pussy Riot Held in Sochi

INTERNATIONAL | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Feb 18
A member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one of her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.

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