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was a 2013 documentary film chronicling the history of the group, directed by the Russian film collective, Gogol's Wives. The New Republic. from the original on August 20, 2012. Denied bail, they were held in custody until their trial began in late July. We are just two individuals that spent two years in jail for taking part in a Pussy Riot protest action. 2 another 1,400 were arrested in Moscow and St. This performance led to the arrest and prosecution of three of their members. On October 19, 2012, the Khamovniki District Court in Moscow rejected an appeal for deferment of sentence filed by Violetta Volkova on behalf of Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina, on the grounds that the case did not fall within its jurisdiction. London. Gazeta.

Retrieved November 2, 2012.

On September 21, 2012, the published an e-book entitled Pussy Riot! At the time when the three members of the group were under arrest, before their trial began, Verzilov, who is married to Tolokonnikova, became a one-man lobby on their behalf, on the international level.

This exhibitionist act was intended as a satire of Dmitry Medvedev's call to increase the birth rate in Russia, but was typically described as an "orgy" by the media.


This would give them exclusive rights to produce Pussy Riot-branded products.

The judge stated that they had "crudely undermined the social order" with their protest, showing a "complete lack of respect" for believers.

The group consisted of around a dozen performers and about 15 people who handled the technical work of shooting and editing videos that were posted on the Internet.

Retrieved August 8, 2012.

Patriarch Kirill spoke of "his heart breaking with bitterness" when he heard that some Orthodox Christians sought mercy and forgiveness for the women.

The protest was squelched by police within 45 seconds.

The difference is that Bikini Kill performed at specific music venues, while we hold unsanctioned concerts Rolling Stone
"We know much less about women in the prison system than men," Masha says, "and I want to change that Asia Times
chessbase Besides their protest performances, Pussy Riot have played some more conventional gigs; in 2014, after their release from prison, Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova both performed with Madonna who has vocally supported the collective at an Amnesty International awareness concert in Brooklyn
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Interviewed by the BBC during rehearsals the day before the Cathedral of Christ the Savior performance, band members argued that only vivid, illegal actions brought media attention They abandoned street art and began to film commercial clips