Skip to comments.Pussy Riot members attacked by Cossacks while staging protest in Sochi
Posted on 02/19/2014 11:00:43 AM PST by The KG9 Kid
The Russian punk-protest group Pussy Riot had pledged for months to seek to disrupt the Sochi Olympics, and has begun carrying through on that promise. But the group's latest attempt at a protest was dismantled almost before it began.
One day after members of the loosely-connected group were questioned in connection with some suspected thefts at a Sochi hotel, Pussy Riot gathered at a restaurant in downtown Sochi, about 20 miles from the Olympic village. The band attempted to begin performing, but was set upon by whip-wielding Cossack militiamen.
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Leather whips, bushy mustaches, cossack hats, Gestapo uniforms, bondage masks, all the colors of the rainbow represented, and the only Olympic event that the Russian are truly recognized to dominate in seems to be Men's Ice Dancing.
But honestly, Russia: Your footwear fashion is stuck in 1979.
What. In. THE. Hell.
Spoiled celebs with too much time and money on their hands.
Man oh man, that photo is screaming “Photoshop.”
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Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33. They stage unauthorized provocative guerrilla performances in unusual public locations, which are edited into music videos and posted on the Internet. Their lyrical themes include feminism, LGBT rights, opposition to the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom they regard as a dictator, and links between Putin and the leadership of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Russia is trying to outweird Japan PING!
That guy is actually a member of the band “The Village Cossacks”.
They went there to provoke and get beaten, and they got their wish.
probably not possible
So what do the Russians do? Give them more publicity than they could ever dream about.
That whole thing looks like a Monty Python skit.
... and peg the Gaydar until the needle broke off while doing it.
Hopefully the skimask thing will catch on with Code Pink. I’ve seen enough of Medea Benjamin for 6 lifetimes.
Did you notice the guy in the chicken costume toward the end? He seemed to get by unmolested.
Video from site:
Obama wishes he could do the same here.
But not to the heterophobes.
No, the media gives them exposure. Russia should make them vanish.
Cossacks look like Cossacks. There they carry whips whereas South African police still carry sjamboks. Questionably relevant anarchofeminists look like questionably relevant anarchofeminists.
A local news broadcast played a clip of one of their recordings yesterday. It sounded to me like Klingon opera - just awful.
These P#$$^ Riot girls are out the disrupt the Russian Olympics and raise offensive political and social issues going as far as to call Putin a dictator, promote homosexuality and even question the Orthodox Church.
Aren’t they “famous” for breaking into churches and making porn?