You'd have to be living in a cave this year to not have some idea of all the hurdles Russia's best feminist punk group Pussy Riot have had to jump. With one member Yekaterina Samutsevich freed from jail and the other two still serving time for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility" after demonstrating with their song 'Punk Prayer' at Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral, the group have received the nod from TIME's annual list which honours who they believe are the best people alive.

Also receiving nominations on the music side of things are Jay-Z for obvious reasons, and Korean one-hit-wonder superstar PSY, because Gangnam style is that bloody good.

The full list, which features the likes of Barack Obama, Stephen Colbert and Michael Phelps, can be found here. Our vote is for Pussy Riot.