You could expect me to write a paper about Pussy Riot. Artists carry the banner of freedom of expression boldly and proudly even in repressive societies.
“The case has become a touchstone in the unfolding political drama that began in Russia after disputed parliamentary elections last December. That is partly because of the sympathetic appearance of the defendants — two are mothers of young children — partly because their group uses music to carry its message, and because it has pitted them against a united power-structure: the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church.”
PS. Hoolinganism? Really? Isn’t that a law that is specifically designed to punish soccer-related nonsense?