Dostoyevsky, Babel, Brodsky, Pussy Riot?

August 20, 2012

In their closing statements, Russian dissidents du jour Pussy Riot cited the authors who inspired them and placed themselves in Russia’s rich history of imprisoning their artists. Also check out Carol Rumens’s excellent translation of the song that landed Pussy Riot in hot water.

is an intern for The Millions. He is currently studying English and Russian at Columbia University.

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