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Pussy Riot members make surprise U.S. visit to help free jailed friends

Two members of the Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot on Friday urged the United States to help free their friends jailed last year for an anti-government protest performance. The two women, who slipped into the country on a surprise visit, met with US lawmakers as well as White House…

Protesters arrested at Moscow Women’s Day Pussy Riot demonstration

Moscow police made several arrests on Friday as dozens of activists staged a picket outside the headquarters of the Russian prison service on women’s day to call for the release of punk rock group s Pussy Riot. Around 50 people braved freezing temperatures to demonstrate outside the building, holding placards…