Tag Archives: Russian Orthodox Church

State of the Art

Exactly three years after Pussy Riot’s famous Punk Prayer performance in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Russian Orthodox Church has once again found itself offended by blasphemous art. This time around, the “culprit” is 30 year-old award-winning opera … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot – What just happened, and why are they back in the News Feeds?

Today Moscow witnessed an appeal hearing for Pussy Riot – or tried to. The proceedings were halted less than five minutes into the trial (which you can watch in Russian here, or read English translation transcripts here) when group member … Continue reading

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