Articles about 'Russia'

‘They’re not gonna get us’ – The return of Tatu

This is a guest post by Laura Kay about the significance of Tatu's performance at the Sochi pre-show event for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Guest Blogger // 13 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread, 10th February 2014

Philippa links to topics we weren't able to cover this week including fat shaming, the privacy of NHS health records, legal gender recognition, Woody Allen, women in politics, vagina art in schools, the rainbow Google doodle and more

Philippa Willitts // 10 February 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot, a feminist performance art collective with strong punk influence, was established in September 2011 in direct response to a change in the law allowing Putin to run for...

Ania Ostrowska // 2 July 2013

Categories: Blog

A pussy is a riot

Ania Ostrowska is inspired by the women of Pussy Riot as shown in a new documentary, but wonders whether the focus should have been broader

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Categories: Films, Reviews

A Riot of Pussy poetry!

Sophie Mayer introduces ebook Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, an international anthology available from English PEN. It’s been assembled in three weeks to celebrate Pussy Riot and raise awareness of...

Guest Blogger // 28 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Alleged members of Pussy Riot facing up to seven years in prison

Three alleged members of Pussy Riot, the feminist punk-rock collective, could face lengthy prison sentences following the unauthorised performance of a "punk prayer" in a Moscow cathedral.

Helen G // 16 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Music paste up: Punk women in Manchester, Riot Grrrl in Russia, and Bradford 1 in 12 club under threat

Those of you who read and enjoyed the Punk Women series may have been wondering about what some or all of the women I interviewed for it have been up...

Cazz Blase // 13 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Racist hate in Russia

Just over two years ago a friend of mine Kayode Ogundamisi wrote a piece “Are you a Black man? Don’t go to Russia” in which is spoke of the racism...

sokari // 13 May 2008

Categories: Blog

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