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Members Of Russian Punk Band Get Warm Greeting In Brooklyn

Two members of Russian activist music group, Pussy Riot, recently emerged from prison, not just outspoken women and critics of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, but global sym... More Two members of Russian activist music group, Pussy Riot, recently emerged from prison, not just outspoken women and critics of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, but global symbols of rebellion. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were two of the main attractions at a benefit concert for Amnesty International at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, where the musical stars included Blondie,Tegan and Sara, Imagine Dragons and the Flaming Lips, and the message was one of supporting human rights. Madonna did not perform, but, in head-to-toe black, she read from a long statement welcoming Ms. Tolokonnikova and Ms. Alyokhina, known to their fans as Nadya and Masha. Less

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