group Pussy Riot (from English - "Pussy Riot") was established in autumn 2011.Since then, its participants periodically organize performances in the form of unauthorized actions.They were held in a variety of unexpected places.The girls from Pussy Riot performed at the Moscow metro stations on the roofs of trolley buses, police in the detention center on Red Square.His last place of the protest was the Christ the Savior Cathedral.
group participants consider themselves to be the third wave of feminism, and their political views is positioned as a left anti-authoritarianism.They criticized the dictatorship of power, the cult of force and chauvinism, engaged i
n the promotion of freedom of creativity and thought.Also, women's equality at all levels of men and women and for gender freedom.
Feminists support of Pussy Riot who protested against the rigged elections of 2011, in favor of the resignation of the President of the Russian Federation - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is considered a supporter of patriarchal attitudes.
first song the group Pussy Riot has become "Free cobblestones", dedicated to the State Duma elections in December 4, 2011 (the song was performed at different metro stations).Action №2 was the song "Kropotkin-vodka", which was performed in fashionable bars and shops, it was also timed to coincide with the above-mentioned elections.The composition of "Death to prison, freedom of protest" was performed on the roof of the detention center in Moscow in support of the protesters against the falsification of election results;"Putin zassal" - on the Red Square in January 2012.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was a participant and a performance of 2008, when in a zoological museum, the sight of crowds of visitors next to a stuffed bear a group of young people have sex.The ideological slogan that accompanied this action, sounded like this: "power is the people and the people love it."
Currently, three of the arrested member punk prayer in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alekhine waiting for the verdict to be announced on August 17th.