Pussy Riot's New Protest Song

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Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova talks about the new song, the political situation in Russia, her two-year experience in a Russian prison, and what Pussy Riot stands for. 


 
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Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova // photo by ODD ANDERSEN

Russian feminist protest band, activist and performance art group Pussy Riot has a new song out called "RAGE" that calls for the release of Russian political prisoners. Two of Pussy Riot’s members now face jail time after being involved in recent protests in Russia. The protests were in response to the recent arrest and jailing of Russian activist and opposition leader, Alexi Navalny.

Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova talks about the new song, the political situation in Russia, her two-year experience in a Russian prison, and what Pussy Riot stands for. 

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