Pussy Riot

I journeyed to Glastonbury 2015 with these unconvincing stats (and a hefty rucksack) on my back. A weary feminist in every sense, I didn't expect any mind-blowing gender debate from Worthy Farm...
Protest is increasingly going digital. Whether it is using the internet to organise and report physical acts of protest, using online space as a platform on which to take action, or targeting online infrastructure itself: across the world, people are taking their right to protest online.
Like Pussy Riot, the Novorossiysk "twerk three" were charged with "hooliganism". But for what? Prosecutors apparently argued their twerk video was disrespectful to the memory of those who fought in the Second World War because it was filmed in front of the local war memorial... Like the Pussy Riot church video maybe not to everyone's taste, but a jailable offence?
The Russian punk-protest band, Pussy Riot, released a new video late Monday night calling for a mass demonstration in Moscow in response to the trial of a prominent opposition activist. It's the band's first video in almost a year.
Oleg Navalny, brother of an anti-Kremlin opposition leader, listens to his mother Lyudmila during the verdict announcement
Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina spoke at the Cambridge Union on Saturday, as part of a UK visit
Members of the Russian feminist protest group Pussy Riot are to speak at the Cambridge Union in November, which has previously
WARNING: This report contains graphic pictures, viewer discretion is advised. An artist has cut off part of his right ear
I haven't seen much media coverage of the new ban on swear words in the arts in Russia and I was initially suspicious that it was some kind of hoax. A cock and bull story ...
The Oxford Handbook of The History of Communism is as comprehensive as it is challenging. Communism sparked a counter all