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Press Release
February 20, 2013

A year after the Russian punk band Pussy Riot performed a protest song in Moscow's main Orthodox cathedral, the crackdown of freedom of expression has only worsened in Russia as authorities continu...

News
February 20, 2013
Since the conviction of members of the punk band, Russia has adopted several new laws targeting activists and those critical of the authorities.
Press Release
February 7, 2013

With only a year left before the start of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia has little time to reverse its increasing crackdown on freedom of expression, says Amnesty International USA...

News
January 31, 2013
The ban on videos of the group's protest in a Moscow cathedral last year, highlights an escalating clampdown on freedom of expression.

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