Are you kidding me? Are the police in Russia actually whipping Pussy Riot for making music on the streets? -Madonna

"Are you kidding me? Are the police in Russia actually whipping Pussy Riot for making music on the streets? Is this the dark ages? GOD bless P. R. They are fearless! #artforfreedom" -Madonna

The Russian punk-protest group Pussy Riot released a music video Tuesday evening featuring scenes from the altercation the band had with Cossacks, a roving security force, earlier in the day.

The video, which is titled “Putin will teach you how to love,” features members of the band in their signature ski masks being whipped by security forces in Sochi Olympic Park. It also shows the band performing at night in front of the Olympic rings and generally doing its best to disrupt the Games.

The controversial band is known for its stance against Russian President Vladimir Putin and his social policies. Two members were jailed for nearly two years after being arrested during an anti-Putin concert.

One member of the group told Yahoo Sports in July that the band’s goal was to make sure their protests were memorable.

Russian officials will not be happy to see that the band used part of the Olympic Village as a place to stage and subsequently video their protest. But the band is doing its best to get its point across.

Pussy Riot members attacked by Cossacks while staging protest in Sochi

Members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Nadezhda Tolokonnikova in the blue balaclava and Maria Alekhina in the pink balaclava, are attacked by Cossack militia in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Russian punk-protest group Pussy Riot had pledged for months to seek to disrupt the Sochi Olympics, and has begun carrying through on that promise. But the group's latest attempt at a protest was dismantled almost before it began.

One day after members of the loosely-connected group were questioned in connection with some suspected thefts at a Sochi hotel, Pussy Riot gathered at a restaurant in downtown Sochi, about 20 miles from the Olympic village. The band attempted to begin performing, but was set upon by whip-wielding Cossack militiamen.

The Russian police often use Cossacks as a roving security force, ironic given the long history of strife between Russians and Cossacks. Their tangled relationship dates back centuries, with the two groups being aligned, at odds, and sometimes both at once. Recent years have seen an increase in Cossack pride in Russia, and Cossacks have proudly stepped into an enforcement/security role.

Maria Alekhina, second left, helps Nadezhda Tolokonnikova get up after they and other members of the punk group …

The entire conflagration lasted about five minutes, according to reports. The Cossacks whipped the members of the group and pulled off their trademark ski masks, and one member of Pussy Riot was observed bleeding from the head. No arrests were made.

Here's video of the run-in. Warning: It's intense.

Pussy Riot has drawn international notice in recent years for its staunch anti-Putin stance. The group embraces progressive issues such as equal rights, an approach that has put them at odds with Russia's ruling establishment. Two members of the group were imprisoned for nearly two years because of their open protests of Russia's policies.

[Video: Pussy Riot taken to police station for questioning]

"If the Olympic Games go smoothly, then the Russian government will win," Pussy Riot member Katya Samutsevich told Yahoo Sports in July. "That is what we want. To be memorable. If we are noticed, so are the abuses we are trying to highlight."

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