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Russian girl group Pussy Riot, most famous for being jailed over a protest performance at a Moscow Cathedral, offer their support to Eric Garner and other victims of police and government terrorism in their latest video, “I Can’t Breathe.”

The tribute is Pussy Riot’s very first English-language track, which was recorded in New York City back in December. The song comes with a visually powerful music video, in which members of Pussy Riot lie in a shallow grave as they’re being buried alive and sing, “It’s getting dark New York City, I need to catch my breath.”

On their VEVO channel, Pussy Riot explained the concept behind “I Can’t Breathe.”

Pussy Riot’s first song in English is dedicated to Eric Garner and the words he repeated eleven times before his death. This song is for Eric and for all those from Russia to America and around the globe who suffer from state terror – killed, choked, perished because of war and state sponsored violence of all kinds – for political prisoners and those on the streets fighting for change. We stand in solidarity.

Pussy Riot’s Masha and Nadya are being buried alive in the Russian riot police uniforms that are worn during the violent clashes of police and the protesters fighting for change in Russia. A pack of “Russian Spring” brand cigarettes is on the ground at the beginning. “Russian Spring” is a term used by those who are in love with Russia’s aggressive militant actions in Ukraine, and the cigarettes are a real thing.

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VIDEO CREDIT: Vevo

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