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Like a Red Prison

We are happy to present you the new Pussy Riot actilon called “Like a Red Prison”!

A new video released on July 16 by Russia’s Pussy Riot has exposed bitter divisions within the feminist punk performance-art group.

“Like in a Red Prison,” Pussy Riot’s first performance in almost a year, takes aim at the Kremlin’s tight grip on Russia’s lucrative oil industry.

The video shows four members dressed in trademark balaclavas and garish dresses dancing on the roof of a filling station and on an oil pipeline, where they pour what appears to be oil over a portrait of Igor Sechin — the head of the Rosneft oil firm and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin.

The women also accuse Putin of homophobia — an apparent reference to a recent law targeting homosexuals in Russia — and reiterate their criticism of his close ties with the Russian Orthodox Church.

Thomas Büsch

Filmmaker, Founding Member and Secretary General of diyalog, promotion of cultural exchange with Turkey. Since 2012 he is also project manager of InEnArt.

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