Putin Backed by Bernie Ecclestone

Putin Backed by Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One brass Bernie Ecclestone has professed his support to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, stating that he “completely agrees” with the recent anti-gay propaganda bills passed. Allying himself with the Putin, who’s organizational methods for the Sochi Winter Olympics has been garnering quite a controversial streak, is an ill-advised move by critics. Maintaining that […]

Pussy Riot Band Members Detained in Sochi

Pussy Riot Band Members Detained in Sochi

Two of the most popular members of the anti-Putin protest group Pussy Riot have been detained in Sochi and released, according to the Associated Press.  Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by local police on suspicion of theft from the hotel where they were staying.  Tolokonnikova noted on Twitter that she and Alyokhina […]