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From Bullet Train to Pussy Riot: a complete guide to this week’s entertainment
Whether you want to join Brad Pitt in Japan for the commute from hell or stay home with a noisy Russian art collective, our critics have you covered for the next seven days

06, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Pussy Riot: Matriarchy Now review – a gleeful up yours to orthodoxy
Ideology grinds against a kitsch, hypersexual aesthetic in the Russian rebels’ bizarre yet sometimes brilliant debut mixtape

Emily Mackay

05, Aug, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘We have a new Hitler in Russia’: Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina on Putin’s crimes and her years of resistance
The musician and activist has escaped her homeland – but its repression still torments her. She talks about being beaten and jailed, nuclear threats and the dangerous power of women

Zoe Williams

11, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It felt like history itself’ – 48 protest photographs that changed the world
Protest can change everything. Which is why governments around the world want to suppress it. In a week when thousands in the US expressed their fury over Roe v Wade, we look back at some of the images that helped rewrite laws and change the way we think

Gabrielle Schwarz and Felix Bazalgette. Introduction: George Monbiot

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Cutting works by Russian artists is ‘stupid’, says Pussy Riot member
Maria Alyokhina calls on artistic community to unite over Ukraine and repression in Russia

Rachel Hall

20, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘It was foolproof’: Pussy Riot activist tells of courier-suit escape from Russia
Lucy Shtein fled Moscow in late March; now she can tell her story after her girlfriend got out the same way

Pjotr Sauer

11, May, 2022 @5:45 PM

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‘Our voices are louder if we stay’: Russian anti-war activists refuse to flee
Thousands of people have left the country but a small group are determined to keep challenging Vladimir Putin despite the risks

Andrew Roth and Pjotr Sauer

27, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: ‘You cannot play nice with Putin. He is insane. He might open fire on his own people’
The Russian artist – who spent two years in a Siberian jail for singing an anti-Putin ‘punk prayer’ – is using NFTs to fight the dictator, raising $7m in five days. At a time like this, she says, only activism will keep you sane

Zoe Williams

08, Mar, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Prominent supporters of Alexei Navalny face ‘indefinite’ house arrest
Pussy Riot members among those caught up in what activists say is a Kremlin attempt to ‘shut down’ anti-Putin protests

Luke Harding

17, Mar, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Pussy Riot and Chilean group join forces against state repression
Activists release manifesto, calling on civilians to set the institutions of the state on fire – ‘in a figurative sense’

Charis McGowan in Santiago

29, May, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Sunday with Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina: ‘I’m an optimist’
The Russian political activist on lockdown in Goa, missing her son and relaxing by the sea

Michael Segalov

17, May, 2020 @5:45 AM

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The best art of the 21st century
Steve McQueen in bed, Ai Weiwei in trouble, Pussy Riot in church and Ragnar Kjartansson in the bath – they’re all included in our countdown of the best art since 2000

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones, Sean O’Hagan and Hettie Judah

17, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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