Pussy Riot joins 2014 Sochi Olympics boycott effort

Pussy Riot masksBY JAMES NICHOLS
Huffington Post Gay Voices

A member of punk Russian political protest group Pussy Riot announced their support today for a boycott of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in wake of the country’s violently repressive anti-gay laws.

Speaking to The Independent, Ekaterina Samutsevich, one of three members of the feminist collective imprisoned in Russia over a previous protest, reportedly views a protest of the Games as the most feasible response to the country’s crackdown on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens. Samutsevich, who is now the one of the three out of prison, told reporters:

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