Pussy Riot Releases New Song

It's called 'Putin Lights Up the Fires'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2012 11:27 AM CDT

Pussy Riot's two-year sentence for "hooliganism" in Russia puts them squarely in the music world's spotlight today, and the group is taking advantage with the release of a new single. The Guardian has compiled a montage video of the trio and their supporters to accompany it. The title is "Putin Lights Up the Fires," and we'll just assume it's filled with anti-Putin sentiment, but so far, there's no translation available. Meanwhile, the BBC notes that former chess champ Garry Kasparov was among the protesters arrested in Moscow outside court. (Read more Pussy Riot stories.)

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