Pussy Riot (English)
The most famous video made with participation of Pussy RIot is Pank–Moleben Feb. 21st, 2012 . About of 10 seconds (by other estimates, 20 seconds) of that video were recorded in the commercial center Khram of Christ Saiver at Moscow, reportedly, The 10 figilants of the "Khram" pretend to be seriously mentally injured by the performance by 5 artists; with this pretext, 3 artists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alekhina are jailed. Such a punishment is believed to be revival of inquisition in Russia. The lowers of vigilants claim that artists are related with Satan.
Judge Marina Syrova handles the trail against the artists in the Khamivnichesky court (Хамовнический суд, Хамсуд) since summer of 2012. Syrova is reported to abuse the artists and eyewitnesses of the defense, as well as journalists. Some documents against the artists are believed to be false. Vladimir Putin and Kiril Gundiaev are believed to be masterminds of the trail; so, there are no hopes for the correct and prudent consideration.
The Pussy Riot trail become an event of the world–wide scale . Some links (including those to the sites in English) about the world-wide reaction are available also in the Руссиан article 10 секунд, которые потрясли мир (10 seconds that shake the World).
The prosecutors want to jail the artists for 3 years. The English translations of some speeches at the court are available .
The accusation had been prepared by Artem Ranchenkov.
The judge is Marina Syrova. The condeming sentence is announced August 17.
The court is qualified as inquisition. Many people plan to come to the building of the court in order to express their opinions about the modern inquisition. Similar actions are planned in many other places .
The mission of Pussy Riot is compared to that of Jesus Christ: both are blamed in "violating the sacred" .
The artists of group Pussy RIot are listed among the "Top 100 Global Thinkers." .
- http://pussy-riot.livejournal.com/12442.html Feb. 21st, 2012/ 07:11 pm - ПАНК-МОЛЕБЕН "БОГОРОДИЦА, ПУТИНА ПРОГОНИ" В ХРАМЕ ХРИСТА СПАСИТЕЛЯ. СЕГОДНЯ В ПОЛДЕНЬ АКТИВИСТКИ PUSSY RIOT ОТСЛУЖИЛИ В ХРАМЕ ХРИСТА СПАСИТЕЛЯ ПАНК-МОЛЕБЕН "БОГОРОДИЦА, ПУТИНА ПРОГОНИ"
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9lWiqESLhA Daft Punk: Pussy Riot trial starts amid scandal. Jul 30, 2012 by RussiaToday.
- http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/9451525/Putins-Russia-in-the-dock-during-Pussy-Riot-trial.html Putin's Russia in the dock during Pussy Riot trial. Sunday 05 August 2012. The trial of three women who staged a peaceful protest in a church has focused worldwide attention on the growing crackdown in Russia since Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency in May, writes Tom Parfitt. .. "The Pussy Riot trial is like the Inquisition; it would look savage even in the most reactionary Islamic state. It's lamentable when repressions like this begin. Who knows what will happen next."
- http://eng-pussy-riot.livejournal.com/3928.html Lawyer wants three years in prison for Pussy Riot.
- http://eng-pussy-riot.livejournal.com/6477.html Pussy Riot - International Solidarity! 2012-08-17 15:00:00. Pussy Riot - Global Day 17 August 2012
- http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2012/aug/10/pussy-riot-crime-jesus Giles Fraser. Pussy Riot's crime was violating the sacred. That's what got Jesus in court. Friday 10 August 2012 19.30 BST
- http://www.youtube.com/PussyRiotEng Free Pussy Riot, EngPussyRiot, Pussy Riot Trial.
- http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/11/26/the_fp_100_global_thinkers?page=0,15 The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers. DECEMBER 2012. 16. Maria Alyokhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. For shattering their glass cage a love letter for freedom. (Muzicians, Russia)
http://imrussia.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=290%3Aimr-the-pussy-riot-case-is-a-crucial-link-in-a-chain-of-crimes-committed-by-putins-regime IMR: The Pussy Riot case is a crucial link in a chain of crimes committed by Putin's regime Friday, 24 August 2012 11:05 PM,