For Putin’s birthday, Pussy Riot hangs rainbow flags on Moscow’s government buildings | The Art Newspaper

Pussy Riot members hang flags on government buildings in Russia Five members of Pussy Riot, the feminist punk collective, were detained in Moscow after affixing rainbow flags to government buildings, including the FSB security service and the ministry of culture to protest against homophobia in Russia. The protest actions, stage on 7 October, were calculated to coincide with the birthday of President Vladimir Putin, who turned 68. His presidential administration building was also targeted. Source: For Putin’s birthday, Pussy Riot hangs rainbow flags on Moscow’s government buildings | The Art Newspaper