Fearing the same prosecution as their band mates, the remaining 12 members of Russia’s Pussy Riot are running scared. Some of them literally.
Ever since three of the punk performance artists–Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich, and Maria Alyokhina– were sentenced to two years in a penal colony for singing a satirical hymn about Vladmir Putin in a Moscow cathedral, the rest of the 15-woman collective have been keeping a low profile as the Moscow police comb the streets in search.
But two of them made a break for it: Rumor has it a couple members escaped Russia in disguise, and are seeking asylum in a safer country. How do we know that? Well, how do we know anything these days? They wrote an update on Twitter. Read More