Pussy Riot Attacked at McDonald’s in Russia

Moscow TimesPussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina have been attacked by five young men at a McDonald’s in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday.

The unknown attackers threw metal objects at the women as they were eating, leaving Alyokhina with “a cut to her forehead,” their lawyer said, Interfax reported.

Furthermore, Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina sustained injuries to their eyes after an unidentified liquid was thrown in their faces.

Video footage of the attack posted on YouTube shows the young men scuffling with the Pussy Riot members and hurling profane insults at them. A voice can be held in the background pleading for a McDonald’s security guard to intervene.Read more