A Pussy Riot Protester Chased By Moscow Police Tried To Escape Into The Turkish Embassy

In a perhaps Assange-inspired incident, a masked supporter of jailed Russian punk group Pussy Riot climbed into the Turkish Embassy in an attempt to escape from Moscow police.

This video, via @Russian_Market, shows the scene.

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New York Times Moscow intern Ilya Mouzykantskii‏ has tweeted some details of the escape:

It’s not entirely clear if the protester has made it out of the embassy without arrest. According to TV Rain the ambassador was “unable” to prevent the protester’s detention.

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