Then there was the Greek pastrycook who supported Pussy Riot by baking brightly-coloured baklavas.....(sorry)
Here is the new single from Pussy Riot, who seem to be acquiring a place in the popular imagination somewhere between the Dixie Chicks and Dmitri Shostakovich. But with balaclavas.
(For anyone who's wondering, I removed the embedded video of the Femen protest of a topless woman chainsawing down a cross for the simple reason that whenever I viewed my blog the damned thing began to play, overlaying its soundtrack over whatever else I was listening to. Messaien organ improvisations are not improved by chainsaw sound effects.....)