Pussy Riot use footage of cossack horsewhipping in new music video

One day after a video of Pussy Riot being horsewhipped by cossacks in Sochi went viral, the band had released a new music video in which the footage is heavily featured, amid anti-Putin rhetoric.

And a day later the video was released. But instead of reenacted scenes of police beatings, this music video, courtesy of Sochi’s over-zealous Cossacks, features real live state violence perpetrated against unarmed dissidents. Hard to imagine a more fitting music video for Vladimir Putin’s favorite whipping girls.

Pussy Riot’s New Music Video Shows Sochi Beatdown [Denver Nicks/Time]

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  1. Greenrat

    Wow, I even liked music in this one!

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