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Debbie Harry of Blondie (Drawn for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Radio.com Minimation: Debbie Harry Prepares for Combat

We all know that Debbie Harry is a badass, and not a woman to be messed with. She sort of brings that point home in this interview clip from 1980.

05/16/2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina stare at an OMON (riot police) officer outside Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow, on 2/21/14, during a protest against the trial of eight people accused of instigating mass riots on Moscow's on Bolotnaya square. (MIKHAIL LISTOPADOV/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. State Department Issues Concern Over Russia Surrounding Arrest of Pussy Riot Members

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.

02/24/2014

Nadezhda Tolonnikova (L) and Maria Alyoshina of Pussy Riot (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Pussy Riot Members Consider Political Run and Hollywood Offers

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.

02/10/2014

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Russian Police Choir Perform Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ at Olympics Opening Ceremony

Yes, it seems Vladimir Putin allowed them to stay up all night to get lucky.

02/07/2014

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Elton John Defends Russian LGBT Community in Open Letter to Vladimir Putin

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.

01/22/2014

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Pussy Riot Members on the Verge of Early Release

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.

12/19/2013

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Citing LGBT Discrimination, Lady Gaga Asks for Boycott of Sochi Olympics

Lady Gaga says she supports a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia due to their anti-gay laws.

12/09/2013

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Lady Gaga Promoter Fined for ‘Gay Propaganda’ by Russian Court

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.”

11/18/2013

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Pussy Riot Member Disappears During Russian Prison Move

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.

11/01/2013

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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.

09/23/2013

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Selena Gomez Denied Visa To Russia Due To Country’s Anti-Gay Law

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

09/20/2013

Russia's Dina Garipova performs during the final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest 2013. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia, Azerbaijan & The Battle Over Missing Eurovision Votes

Can you imagine the American equivalent — Obama getting involved in Idol votes?

05/21/2013

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich of Pussy Riot, sitting behind bars during a court hearing in Moscow last July. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pussy Riot On ’60 Minutes’: One Year Later & Still Fighting

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.

03/25/2013

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