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  • A member of the Pussy Riot punk group - who have feuded with Vladmir Putin's government for years - looks on during a press conference, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Pussy Riot presents Sochi punk video

    Russian punk band Pussy Riot ended their stay in the Olympic city of Sochi on Thursday by posting a video criticizing the Winter Games and President Vladimir Putin.


  • A Cossack militiaman attacks Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and a photographer as she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Maria Alekhina, right, in the pink balaclava, stage a protest performance in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Russian security forces attack Pussy Riot members

    Cossack militia attacked Russia's Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists - who have feuded with Vladimir Putin's government for years - tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.


  • This photo provided by Maria Alekhina, a member of the punk band Pussy Riot, was taken in the back of a police detention vehicle after she and several others were detained in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Fellow band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wrote on Twitter that she and Alekhina were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Maria Alekhina)

    Pussy Riot make comeback in Sochi during Olympics

    Some marvel at their brazen nerve. Others condemn the young women as anarchic and enemies of the state.


  • This photo provided by Maria Alekhina, a member of the punk band Pussy Riot, was taken from inside a police detention vehicle after she and several others were detained in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Fellow band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wrote on Twitter that she and Alekhina were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Maria Alekhina)

    Sochi tension: Pussy Riot members briefly detained

    Russian punk group Pussy Riot burst onto the Olympic scene Tuesday when two of its members were picked up by police in host city Sochi - and then ran away defiant down a rain-soaked street a few hours later, shouting and wearing their trademark garish balaclavas.


  • In NYC, Pussy Riot critiques conditions in Russia

    Americans who will be at the Winter Olympics should look beyond the facilities created for the games and take a hard look at the host country itself, two members of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot said Tuesday.


  • Russian punk band Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova smiles when responding to questions from the media during a press conference as part of a human rights weekend in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were released from prison last month after serving 21 months for hooliganism following their March 2012 arrest for giving an unauthorized performance in Christ The Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Pussy Riot urges pols to speak out in Sochi

    Two members of the punk band Pussy Riot are urging politicians attending the Winter Olympics to criticize human rights abuses in Russia.


  • Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaks to the media after leaving prison in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. The third member of the Russian punk bank Pussy Riot has been released from custody following an amnesty law passed by parliament. Tolokonnikova left the prison colony in the eastern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on Monday, hours after another band member, Maria Alekhina, was released in another region. (AP Photo/Alexander Roslyakov)

    2 Pussy Riot members released from prison

    Two jailed members of the Russian punk bank Pussy Riot were released Monday following an amnesty law that both described as a Kremlin public relations stunt ahead of the Winter Olympics.


  • Imprisoned Pussy Riot member hospitalized

    A jailed member of the Pussy Riot feminist punk band has been hospitalized for a full medical check-up after complaining of headaches and suffering from overwork at a prison colony known for its tough conditions, her lawyer and a fellow band member said Friday.


  • Pussy Riot members say they have no regrets

    The imprisoned members of the Pussy Riot feminist punk band say they feel no regrets about the irreverent "punk prayer" against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow's main cathedral that landed them behind bars for two years.


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