‘It’s Not Putin’s Russia — It’s Our Russia.’ Pussy Riot Members on Protests, Poisonings and Politics


by Time

Time— The world’s attention was on Russia this summer for the FIFA World Cup, and Olga Kyrachyova and Veronika Nikulshina thought it no better time to stage a public protest against unlawful arrests and police violence in the country. Along with two other fellow members of Russian punk activist group and band Pussy Riot, the pair…

Newsweek—Bill Browder says Russia accusing him of poisoning lawyer who was tortured in prison is part of Putin’s "vendetta". The charges are the latest in the ongoing battle between American Bill Browder, who was once Russia’s largest foreign investor, and the Russian government.

France 24—Members of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot joined Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners Saturday to defend freedom of expression as Beijing tightens its grip on the semi-autonomous city. International News 24/7

WTOP—Why it’s still in Russia’s interest to mess with US politics. PARIS (AP) — Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven’t chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them. U.S. officials and tech companies say…