Two members of Pussy Riot got arrested in Sochi

Two members of Pussy Riot got arrested in Sochi

February 18, 2014

Nadezjda Tolokonnikova and Maria Aljochina, two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot got arrested  today along with eight other activists and journalists in Sochi. This is confirmed by Eduard Nazarski, director of the Dutch department of Amnesty International. Nazarski is present at the Winter Olympics in Sochi for a discussion about human rights and sports. Pussy Riot is a part in this year's A Matter of ACT program during the Movies that Matter Festival with the film Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.