1. Pussy Riot Members Released From Custody in Sochi

    February 18, 2014 11:49 PM EST 8 1 1 Meanwhile, a prison official is suing Tolokonnikova for libel; she stated that he "basically rules the prison" Sochi police have released ex-Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who were detained earlier today and ...

  2. Pussy Riot Band Member Hospitalized, Husband Says

    September 30, 2013 2:39 AM EDT Nadezhda Tolokonnikova began a hunger strike on Sept. 23 to protest what she described as inhumane working conditions. The husband of an imprisoned member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot says she has been moved to a prison hospital on the sev ...

  3. Jailed Pussy Riot Member Ends Hunger Strike

    June 01, 2013 10:29 AM EDT A Russian activist says that a jailed member of the punk group Pussy Riot has ended her 11-day hunger strike after prison authorities met her demands. Maria Alekhina had complained that officials at her prison colony in the Ural Mountains attempte ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Pussy Riot Appeals Jail Sentences

    August 28, 2012 8:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three members of the Pussy Riot punk band have appealed a court's decision to jail them for two years for their "punk prayer" against Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral, their lawyer said Monday. The stunt angered Rus ...