Pussy Riot

Russia’s Pussy Riot claim World Cup pitch invasion

A security source told Interfax that the four were delivered to a local police station for questioning after being dragged off the pitch by stewards

Sochi Games: Putin’s project of personal importance

As the Winter Olympics begin, Russia's President Vladimir Putin hopes that a successful event will enhance the country's international reputation.

Pussy Riot freed to improve Russia’s image, says band member

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has said their release from prison was not a humanitarian gesture, but a propaganda stunt ahead of the Winter Olympics.

Freed Pussy Riot members more defiant than ever

Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova say they want acquittal from Vladimir Putin, not amnesty.

Pussy Riot member released from jail under amnesty

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has been freed from jail under amnesty, giving her an early release from her two-year sentence in Russia.

Pussy Riot members could be freed under amnesty

Two members of punk protest band Pussy Riot could be freed from prison under an amnesty proposed by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, say lawyers.

Pussy Riot singer moved to Siberian prison after ‘Gulag’ letter

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, is on her way to a prison colony in the heart of Siberia.

Pussy Riot musician moved to isolation after hunger strike

Jailed Pussy Riot musician Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been moved to an isolated cell, which Russia's prison service says is "a so-called safe place".

Pussy Riot member pleads for parole

One of the jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has asked again to be released on parole after serving almost a year in prison.

Pussy Riot tackle Putin’s leadership in new video

The Pussy Riot punk band has taken aim at President Vladimir Putin - and how he runs Russia's oil industry - in its first video in almost a year.

I celebrate the ‘f*** you’ behind Pussy Riot’s eyes

As Maria Alyokhina's hunger strike continues, her strength inspires others as much as it scares the Russian state, writes Ramola Garai.

Barred Pussy Riot member goes on hunger strike

Maria Alyokhina, who was jailed over a protest against Vladimir Putin says she is starting a hunger strike after she was barred from a parole hearing.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

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