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Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Per » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:35 am

Seems the old KGB officer Vlad Putin is doing his best to turn all of Russia into the old Beatles hit Back In The USSR.
The ongoing trial against the female punk rock group Pussy Riot would be hilarious if it wasn't so chillingly scary.

OK, so a punk group basically ran into a church and gave an impromptu performance singing about Putin, corruption and the Russian Orthodox church while a guy was filming it all. They are now charged with "hooliganism" and may end up serving multiple years in prison. WTF? :shock:

Just like in the good ole Soviet days, eh? Speak up, voice some dissent and next thing you know, they're coming to take you away, ha ha!

http://world.time.com/2012/08/02/russia ... itch-hunt/
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby rats19 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:54 am

Can you say.....putin gulag for long time...?
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Per » Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:25 am

And who knows, a topic about Russian politics might be just what we need to bring Sick Bunny back! :wink:

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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby rats19 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:08 pm

O am sure the good doctor would enjoy that..
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Topper » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:40 pm

Per wrote:they're coming to take you away, ha ha!

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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Per » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:29 pm

Btw, here's a link to the performance that may give them up to 7 years in prison:




And here's a translation of the lyrics:

(Chorus)
St. Maria, Virgin, Drive away Putin
Drive away! Drive away Putin!
(end chorus)
Black robe, golden epaulettes
All parishioners are crawling and bowing
The ghost of freedom is in heaven
Gay pride sent to Siberia in chains
The head of the KGB is their chief saint
Leads protesters to prison under escort
In order not to offend the Holy
Women have to give birth and to love
Holy shit, shit, Lord's shit!
Holy shit, shit, Lord's shit!
(Chorus)
St. Maria, Virgin, become a feminist
Become a feminist, Become a feminist
(end chorus)
Church praises the rotten dictators
The cross-bearer procession of black limousines
In school you are going to meet with a teacher-preacher
Go to class - bring him money!
Patriarch Gundyaev believes in Putin
Bitch, you better believed in God
Belt of the Virgin is no substitute for mass-meetings
In protest of our Ever-Virgin Mary!
(Chorus)
St. Maria, Virgin, Drive away Putin
Drive away! Drive away Putin!
(end chorus)

Guess freedom of speech and expression aren't at the core of what Putin holds sacred... :roll:
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Postby Cornuck » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:48 pm

How wonderfully chaotic! :D

Best of luck them, and hopefully with enough publicity, Putin will use the softer truncheons.
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Strangelove » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:49 pm

Per wrote:OK, so punk group Pussy Riot basically ran into a church and gave an impromptu performance singing about Putin, corruption and the Russian Orthodox church

Per wrote:And who knows, a topic about Russian politics might be just what we need to bring Sick Bunny back! :wink:


If Bunny were alive today (God rest him) I think he’d be torn on the Pussy Riot issue!

His old pal Putin on one side, anti-russian-orthodox-church folk on the other...

(they say Bunny was raped repeated by russian-orthodox-church folks as a young lad).

Bunny no doubt feels extremely conflicted on the entire Pussy Issue....
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Per » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:44 pm

The verdict is in: two years in prison!

For singing in a church?! :shock:
Good thing I never joined the choir. :eh:

Pussy Riot celebrated the sentence by releasing a new song, Putin Lights The Fires:

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Postby Strangelove » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:16 pm

It's interesting that most Russians are apparently happy with the result.

It's interesting how the Russkies in general have gone from state atheism to devout Christianity.

Some call that evolution. :drink:

Just imagine wot Mr Stalin would've done with critics such as Pusst Riot! :crazy:
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby ukcanuck » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:36 pm

Strangelove wrote:It's interesting that most Russians are apparently happy with the result.

It's interesting how the Russkies in general have gone from state atheism to devout Christianity.

Some call that evolution. :drink:

Just imagine wot Mr Stalin would've done with critics such as Pusst Riot! :crazy:



I guess here in the Godless West the last place one would go to make a political statement is a church, they are flippin empty...I guess you could go and interrupt a gay pride parade to slag Steven Harper....Oh wait, no one would notice there either... Shit where would one go to upset Harper and the the good folk of Canada's sensibilities ??
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Topper » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:06 pm

I'd be a godless pagan with Nadezdha Tolokonnikova
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby ukcanuck » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:11 pm

Topper wrote:I'd be a godless pagan with Nadezdha Tolokonnikova

technically speaking, Isn't that god plagued pagan.
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Topper » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:13 pm

I'm a born again pagan.
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Re: Free Pussy Riot!

Postby Strangelove » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:21 pm

Topper wrote:I'm a born again pagan.


Buddy, one can be a christian and still plow the hell outta Nadezdha Tolokonnikova!

(in case you were wondering....) :D
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