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Pussy Riot Beaten With Horsewhips In Sochi

Pussy Riot members are left beaten and bloodied after being attacked by Cossacks patrolling the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Members of the punk band Pussy Riot have been beaten with horsewhips during an attempt to perform in the host city of the Russian Winter Olympics.

Video footage shows five members of the Russian group, dressed in their signature bright colours and head masks, attempting to perform a song under a sign advertising the Sochi games.

At least 10 Cossacks are seen quickly approaching and firing pepper spray at the band members.

When they continue to sing and dance, the Cossacks use horsewhips to strike several of the women and one male supporter.

Some were violently unmasked and led away.

Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were jailed for their role in a pr


Added: Feb-19-2014 Occurred On: Feb-19-2014
By: SideshowNob
Regional News
Tags: Pussy Riot, horsewhipped, Cossacks, Sochi, Russia
Location: Sochi, Krasnodar, Russia (load item map)
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