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Post-Soviet Body Politics: Crime and Punishment in the Pussy Riot Affair

 

On the crisp morning of February 21, 2012, five young women walked into the Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Situated in the heart of the Russian capital, the cathedral is one of the tallest Orthodox churches in the world. Wearing a blaze of color in sleeveless dresses, neon tights, and their signature balaclava ski masks, they jumped on …