Maria Alyokhina

The detention of Navalny’s brother Oleg and Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina comes as authorities try to stem another wave of protests.
They were protesting a Ukrainian filmmaker's 20-year prison sentence.
Petr Pavlensky by Lena Hades. Pencil and Hades' blood on paper. Photo credit: Lena Hades Political performance artist Petr
During my hunger strike I completely refused any food. I demanded to free members of feminist punk group. During the hunger strike and before it I created the series of portraits of Pussy Riot using the lipstick Chanel as a color.
There in the middle of the festival grounds, adorned within a classic Spiegeltent of wood canvas and mirrors stood an island within the island, Magic Mirror - the espoused "hetero-friendly queer venue" of the festival.
In a recent interview with New Times, the band members said they didn't feel like Petrov totally captured the true essence
Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina were arrested in March of 2012 for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" during their protest
Variety reported yesterday, May 17, that Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are heading to Cannes this
UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. -- More details about the attack and a statement from Amnesty International have been added. Watch the
Ever since Pussy Riot's anti-Putin performance in a Russian cathedral, the activist band has drawn worldwide attention. But