Russia | Pussy Riot Rock Group Arrested Protesting Putin & Sex Tourism

Russian police detained a punk group called Pussy Riot on Friday after they performed a protest song criticising Vladimir Putin next to Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow.

The Pussy Riot an all-female band, wearing  brightly colored mini-dresses and balaclavas, were arrested after their protest song slammed  the “Putin-system,” prostitution, and sexism. The all female group, born in Ukraine, denounce the state of mass-sex-tourism and prostitution in Eastern European countries.  See the VIDEO protest below –

The group  climbed over railings onto a stone platform next to the cathedral to sing a song called Putin Has P***** Himself.

The  four members were later charged with the non-criminal public order offences and disobeying police, carrying a maximum punishment of 15 days behind bars, according to one band member who uses the nickname Garadzha Matveyeva.

In December the band gave a roof-top concert next to the police cell where protest leader and blogger Alexei Navalny was serving a short sentence.

They have also performed in the Moscow metro.

 


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