Thursday, December 5, 2013

I'm Rooting for Pussy Riot in Possible Russian Amnesty

I found this news hopeful and wanted to share it. My heart breaks for the determined women of Pussy Riot who have lost so much because of their brilliant disrespect of authority. I hope they are released in a possible amnesty for some Russian prisoners backed by Vladimir Putin. Aside from all the reasons to admire these women, I have to stand in awe of a punk band that would name itself Pussy Riot. So much meaning there. So much power.


Russia's Putin backs amnesty that could free Pussy Riot (via AFP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he backed proposals for an amnesty for thousands of prisoners who, according to his rights advisor, could include ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the Pussy Riot punks. "I agree... that such actions…

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