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Europe's East 02-04-2014

Pussy Riot warn against new Iron Curtain

 ‘Guest stars’ Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the two most famous members of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, called on the EU to go for bolder sanctions against Putin’s entourage, demanding tighter control of European funds allocated to Russia.
Future EU 10-10-2012

Pussy Riot shortlisted for Sakharov Prize

Pussy Riot, whose three female musicians were sentenced to two years in prison after staging an anti-Vladimir Putin protest in a Moscow cathedral, are among the three candidates shortlisted for the 2012 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. 
Europe's East 20-09-2012

Polish MEP: Belarus is a laboratory for dictatorship

Belarus is a laboratory of oppression and dictatorship on European territory, says MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, who nominated Belarussian opposition activist Ales Bialiatski for the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize.
Europe's East 20-09-2012

Saryusz-Wolski: Sakharov wouldn’t give a prize to Pussy Riot

Prison sentences for members of the Pussy Riot punk band are unacceptable, but so was their performance in a Moscow cathedral, says MEP Jacek Sayusz-Wolski, who advocates that the European Parliament's 2012 Sakharov Prize be given to a Belarussian opposition activist. 
Europe's East 13-09-2012

Pussy Riot among candidates for Sakharov prize

Russian punk band Pussy Riot, whose three female musicians were sentenced to two years in prison after staging an anti-Vladimir Putin protest in a Moscow cathedral, are among the candidates for the European Parliament’s annual Sakharov Prize, EURACTIV has learned.
Europe's East 20-08-2012

World condemns Putin following punk group sentencing

Europe and the United States condemned Russia over the two-year prison sentences handed down to three members of the Pussy Riot punk band, while protestors took to the streets in 60 cities around the world after the verdict.