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21 February 2013

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Pussy Riot: marginals to protest symbol in a year

One year ago five young women walked into Moscow's Church of Christ the Saviour, climbed over railings and pulled on balaclavas, before launching into a shouted-out song denouncing the Church's relations with Vladimir Putin. The February 21, 2012 action was a low-key protest by a group called Pussy Riot who until then were little known in Russia, let alone abroad. That morning, all the women involved in the "Punk Prayer" managed to flee, leaving behind only an electric guitar and an amplifier, as a handful of worshippers stood in shock, several crying.




Pussy Riot: marginals to protest symbol in a year (via AFP)
One year ago five young women walked into Moscow's Church of Christ the Saviour, climbed over railings and pulled on balaclavas, before launching into a shouted-out song denouncing the Church's relations with Vladimir Putin. The February 21, 2012 action was a low-key protest by a group called Pussy…

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