Author`s name Dmitry Sudakov

The empty rebellion of Pussy Riot

Listening to Pussy Riot is absolutely impossible: ecstatic shrieking falsetto. Women's revolt, senseless and useless ... Yet, Madonna and Elton John are ready to join the Russian girls on stage. From the standpoint of normal logic, it is hard to understand why feminists, LGBT and various freaks are so popular in the West.

A musical concert dedicated to human rights organized by Amnesty International is to be held in New York on February 5th. The concert is remarkable for its headliners - girls from Pussy Riot - Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were released from prison on amnesty not that long ago.

One has to admit at the Russian queer punk rockers have become popular as they were serving their prison sentence. An American production company made ​​an unprecedented offer to organize a world tour for Pussy Riot, worth $600 million. Such global stars as Elton John, Sting, Lady Gaga and Madonna were willing to sing with them on stage.

Given the fact that the girls have written only four songs during their "career" any talks about professional musical activity of the band are meaningless. Also, let's be honest: listening to Pussy Riot songs causes nothing but suffering. The girls can not sing at all, and listening to shrieking voices is not pleasurable at all.

The term "queer" is used to refer to both the LGBT community and other adherents of either social or sexual deviations. Representatives of such movements insist their "queer deviations" should be recognized and legalized, and they can do it very well. 

Speaking in support of LGBT individuals has become common practice for most Western musicians and public figures. Sometimes, these confessions sound shocking, as is the case with Brad Pitt, who supports LGBT organizations financially. A special term has even been coined in the English language to define such people - straight ally. The LGBT culture is closely intertwined with aggressive feminist movements. Although many ordinary homosexuals are skeptical about the gay hysteria, but political correctness sets strict cultural frames and filters. When art is sifted through a sieve of political systems, it filters only mediocrity and opportunists.

The girls from Pussy Riot were incapable of producing adequate criticism of the Putin regime. Their songs contain not a word about economic problems and other significant, serious things.

"The Phantom of freedom in heaven


Gay Pride sent to Siberia in chains" ...


"Mother of God, become a feminist!"


"The regime is censorship dreams


It's time for explosive collision


A flock of sluts of the sexist regime


Apologizes to the feminist wedge."


Then there was another song - "Kill the Sexist."

The trouble of Pussy Riot is not that they stood up against "the regime." The problems of their own creation is astronomically far from Russian reality. The Russians are indifferent to gender battles, nor do they need any sexist barricades. Luckily for Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina, many people came to conclusions about the nature of their activities not even listening to their main "hit song." Pussy Riot was automatically ranked as political opposition. It did not occur to anyone that the protest of young "punk rockers" was all about the discontent of "the culture of male hysteria." This "protest", by and large, is extremely local, and it is not clear what the Russian Orthodox Church or Putin got to do with it.

Having such an example of a man as Pyotr Verzilov, it is easy to become infected with hatred for all men. Verzilov and Tolokonnikova met by participating in a performance of Oleg Kulik. Subsequently, they became members of art group Voina ("War"), which Kulik patronized. The young couple took part in the very first actions of Voina - the notorious performance in the Zoological Museum of Moscow and then in the action called "Cockroach Justice."

Soon afterwards, Verzilov and Tolokonnikova were ignominiously expelled from the art group - for treason and theft. As for Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, her former colleague in Voina. Oleg Vorotnikov, had the following to say about the woman:

"It's hard to say anything about the malice of Nadezhda and Katya, just because they do not understand a thing about what they are doing. Briefly, their position is cut to what Nadezhda said once: "Morality does not exist, and every man is for himself at actions." Nadezhda is eager to have this paragraph in her biography: "was a member at a radical art group, whose members were thrown in jail, but survived." An interview in "The Kommersant," where they are mentioned, is much more important for them, than our activists.

After the expulsion from art group Voina. nothing was heard about Tolokonnikova and Verzilov for quite a while. The couple resurfaced in the wake of "white ribbon" protests in Moscow. On March 3, 2012, Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova were arrested on the case of a punk prayer. The same day, investigation obtained at its disposal Verzilov's laptop, the content of which became the basis of the criminal case against his wife. "Prison is the best PR," Verzilov followed this principle during the years of his work at Voina.

Even his own wife, while behind bars, denounced Verzilov of betrayal and almost stealing. In her letter to Yoko Ono, she requested that "the funds from the money part of the prize should be divided between three personal accounts belonging to Maria, Katya and Nadezhda herself. "I do not want the money to be transferred to anyone else, including P. Verzilova," she wrote.

Verzilov was the one, who convinced Tolokonnikova of going on hunger strike in prison. Not surprisingly, Tolokonnikova was unwilling to answer reporters' questions about her husband after her release. She has not left the man - they are still together, putting on their masks of smiles. That's what this whole feminist rebellion is all about.


Nadezhda Alexeeva



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