As we post this, Pussy Riot has just been convicted today of "hooliganism driven by religious hatred" and sentenced to two years in prison.
by Nat Winn
“We were looking for authentic genuineness and simplicity and we found them in our punk performances. Passion, openness and naivety are superior to hypocrisy, cunning and a contrived decency that conceals crimes. The state’s leaders stand with saintly expressions in church, but their sins are far greater than ours.