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Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were released …
CNN · ByJethro Mullen ,Jason Hanna andDiana Magnay · 12/24/2013
After a year-and-a-half behind bars, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has given up her struggle to keep ... at least as long as she was there — to avoid more attention from the prison administration. And there were other things that neither she nor other women ...
latitude.blogs.nytimes.com · 9/23/2013
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, says she will begin a hunger strike in prison to protest harsh working conditions and threats on her life, the Associated Press reports. Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year ...
The Washington Free Beacon · 9/23/2013
A MEMBER of the punk band Pussy Riot has ended a nine-day hunger strike but her husband said she will restart if she is not moved to another prison. Pyotr Verzilov said that his wife, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, was in a stable condition after a hunger strike ...
News.com.au · 10/2/2013
Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, imprisoned in Russia, is "missing," her family says. The member of the punk rock protest group reportedly was being transferred to a new penal colony. But her husband and other family members say it's been days …
Los Angeles Times · ByAmy Hubbard · 11/2/2013
Members of Pussy Riot, including the recently freed women Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, were brutally whipped, sprayed and beaten by cossacks representing Russian authorities at the Sochi Olympic Games. The women call the …
Boing Boing (blog) · ByCory Doctorow · 2/22/2014
Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova performed with Madonna at an Amnesty International event in Brooklyn on Wednesday. That infuriated Pussy Riot, who wrote, "Our performances are always 'illegal,' staged only in unpredictable locations and public places not ...
E Online · 2/7/2014
One of the members of the Russian band Pussy Riot is launching a hunger strike, a year after she was jailed in a penal colony on charges of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred. In a translated letter published in the Guardian Nadezhda Tolokonnikova ...
Rogers Media · 9/23/2013
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, the members of the activist punk group Pussy Riot, have had no shortage of struggles with the Russian government. Though they were freed last year, the two have since been arrested in Sochi, whipped by …
Exclaim · 7/29/2014
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova the jailed member of the art/punk band Pussy Riot has made contact with her husband Pyotr Verzilov for the first time in a month. The political prisoner has been locked up in a hospital in western Siberia in a situation that has ...
Artlyst · 11/15/2013

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

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Nadezhda Andreyevna Tolokonnikova, nicknamed "Nadya Tolokno", is a Russian conceptual artist and political activist. She is a membe…
Nadezhda Andreyevna Tolokonnikova, nicknamed "Nadya Tolokno", is a Russian conceptual artist and political activist. She is a member of the anti-Putinist punk rock group Pussy Riot, and has a history of political activism with the controversial street art group Voina. On August 17, 2012, she was convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" after a performance in Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and sentenced to two years' imprisonment. On December 23, 2013, she was released early with another Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina under a newly passed amnesty bill dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Russian constitution.
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