This makes for the duo’s second arrest in Russia in a week. Earlier the two were detained in Sochi after being suspected of theft in their hotel, but were dismissed with no charges filed.
Life has changed dramatically for the two former members of the Russian punk-protest outfit, moving from prison bars to life as bona fide celebrities.
Yes, it seems Vladimir Putin allowed them to stay up all night to get lucky.
Elton John isn’t one to stay quiet. So after hearing about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent statements linking homosexuality to pedophilia, he decided he needed to address the foreign leader directly.
Members of the Russian punk rock outfit Pussy Riot, jailed last year after a protest performance inside Moscow’s main cathedral, seem to be on the verge of release three months early under a new amnesty clause.
Lady Gaga says she supports a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia due to their anti-gay laws.
A promoter for Lady Gaga’s show in Russia last December is being fined for violating a local law against exposing children to “harmful information.”
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s disappearance can be traced back to when the 23-year-old musician was being transferred from a prison colony in the city of Mordovia.
Jailed Pussy Riot Member Goes on Hunger Strike Until Russian Prison Starts ‘Treating Us Like Humans’
Beginning today (September 23) jailed Pussy Riot member, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, will go on a hunger strike. She hopes it will send a message to the Russian jail where she is being held.
The decision to deny the pop star a stage in Russia reportedly comes in the wake of performances by Madonna and Lady Gaga, which struck controversy in the country when the two voiced their support for gay culture and equality
Can you imagine the American equivalent — Obama getting involved in Idol votes?
It’s been over a year since members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot were detained for speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior, but don’t think the band is feeling remorse for its actions.
Scott Lucas, the lead singer of Chicago alt-rockers Local H, has revealed a brutal post-show attack in Russia that left him with damaged vocal cords and forced the band to cancel shows.