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Pussy Riot Releases New Song ‘Track About Good Cop’ as Members Get Max Jail Sentence (Video)

Olga Pahtusova, Olga Kuracheva, Nika Nikulshina, Peter Verzilov will spend 15 days in Russian jail for World Cup Final protest

Pussy Riot released a music video for new song “Track About Good Cop” on Tuesday.

It’s not all positive vibes for the group today, however, as its four members who stormed the field during the World Cup Final have been given the maximum 15-day jail sentence in Russia.

But whatever, let’s dance.

Watch the music video above.

“Track About Good Cop” comes with the band’s below list of demands, which has been updated since the initial arrest. The electronic ditty also includes lyrics like “Girls and Boys/Sugary streets/Cops are kissing under the clouds,” and “Me and You/We are dancing, we are not cops.”

We’re assuming the whole thing is a lot more catchy in Russian.

Anyway, here are the demands:
1. Free Pussy Riot members Olga Pahtusova, Olga Kuracheva, Nika Nikulshina, Peter Verzilov, who are jailed for 15 days for their “Policeman Enters The Game” action during the World Cup.
2. Free Oleg Sentsov and other political prisoners.
3. Don’t put people in jail for likes and reposts.
4. Stop mass arrests at political rallies.
5. Stop f–king with Navalny.
6. Stop imprisoning so many people for 228 article of Criminal code (drug offenses).
7. Cancel 282 article of Russian Criminal code (“extremism”, one of the main political criminal articles)
8. Freedom of speech and expression in Russia. 9. Give a federal TV-channel to an activist media outlet “Mediazona” (zona.media)

Pussy Riot says its members entering the pitch dressed in police uniforms was a protest to human rights abuses in Russia. It was also a tribute to the late Russian poet Dmitriy Prigov, who pictured his country adopting a “heavenly policeman” as a much kinder alternative to the earthly ones.

The three women and one man were charged with violating spectator rules and illegally wearing police uniforms. The misdemeanors carry a small fine (roughly $200 combined) and a maximum sentence of 15 days in jail.

Read more about all of that here.