Pussy Riot

  1. Pussy Riot Pair, Reunited in Siberia, Vow to Fight Russian 'Totalitarianism'

    December 24, 2013 11:51 AM EST Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alokhyna are discussing the launch of a prison reform movement before flying to Moscow to meet the world's press on Friday. More than 18 months after being jailed for staging an anarchic musical protest in a M ...

  2. Pussy Riot Case: Russian Supreme Court Details Errors in Guilty Verdict

    December 12, 2013 11:00 AM EST Early freedom for the two jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot edged closer to reality Thursday after the Russian Supreme Court formally ordered a review of their guilty verdicts. Kremlin Amnesty Bill Could Free Pussy Riot In detailed comments p ...

  3. Paul McCartney, Adele, Madonna, Radiohead, Patti Smith Among 100 Musicians to Call for Pussy Riot's Release

    July 22, 2013 12:33 PM EDT Amnesty International says that more than 100 leading musicians are calling for release of jailed members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot. Amnesty said Monday that Adele, U2, Madonna, Yoko Ono, Radiohead, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Ke$ ...

  4. 'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sell At Sundance

    January 21, 2013 10:27 AM EST Add "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer" to the growing music-centric documentaries sold at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO Documentary Films acquired U.S. TV rights to the political documentary that received its world premiere Jan. 18. The film ...

  5. Pussy Riot Member Freed, Two Bandmates Remain in Moscow Prison

    October 10, 2012 11:42 AM EDT MOSCOW (AP) -- A Moscow appeals court on Wednesday unexpectedly freed one jailed member of punk band Pussy Riot, but upheld the two-year prison sentences for the two other women jailed for an irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin. Al ...

  6. Morning Fix: Lucian Grainge on UMG-EMI; Barclays Center Vs. MSG; PSY Tops YouTube; Pussy Riot at NYU

    September 24, 2012 7:38 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. UMG's CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE ON GIVING UP PARLOPHONE, THE 'PROPAGANDA WAR.' FOR REGULATORY APPROVAL: After a whirlwind Friday in which Universal Music finally r ...

  7. Black Keys, Pulp Among Western Musicians Avoiding Russia in Wake of Pussy Riot Verdict

    September 04, 2012 5:30 PM EDT MOSCOW -- The recent high-profile court case against the members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot has made some Western artists reconsider their plans for touring Russia, but local promoters say it might not have a long-lasting effect. Patrick ...

  8. Morning Fix: Universal-EMI, YouTube, Kenny Chesney, Creamfields, Chris Nadler

    August 27, 2012 8:30 AM EDT CHESNEY, MCGRAW WRAP TOUR WITH ANOTHER REGIONAL RECORD: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour last night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- wh ...

  9. Pussy Riot Sentenced to Two Years By Russian Court (Updated)

    August 17, 2012 8:45 AM EDT UPDATE 11:00 a.m.: A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison each on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's int ...