I have the utmost admiration for Pussy Riot, who have taken the spirit of Punk Rock and Riot Grrrls and organised anti-Putin protests, including the now infamous performance in a church that lead to them being arrested and put on trial.
This is unquestionably a great injustice and typical of the increasing authoritarianism that Putin and his cronies are inflicting on the Russian people. Once KGB, always KGB.
However, as tragic as this is for the poor girls and Russian society in general, I think there’s a positive to be taken from this. Their protest and trial will become legendary … READ MORE