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Pussy Riot members flee Russia

Two women from the punk band Pussy Riot - who were being sought by Russian police - have fled the country, the band said.

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Pussy Riot plans to recruit foreign feminists

We want to disappoint Kremlin b*: 2 women have left the country because of the dangers, but there are at least 12 members of Pussy Riot who remain in Russia.

– A statement on Pussy Riot’s Twitter account

Another tweet reported that those leaving the country are planning to recruit foreign feminists for organising new events.

The tweets did not reveal the names of the two who had left Russia, nor did it say which country they had gone to.

According to the Russia Today website Pussy Riot lawyer Nikolay Polozov could not confirm the information and denied knowing anything about it.

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