Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot still fighting

Two of the members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk rock band, are still in remote Russian prisons. One of those members, Maria Alyokhina, 24, began her hunger strike after being barred from attending her own parole hearing recently.They have been in prison since August, 2012, charged with "hooliganism". Putin says that they must be imprisoned to "protect the faithful". … [Read more...]