One of two freed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Friday their release was aimed solely at improving Russia's image before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games and was not a humanitarian gesture. Tolokonnikova
CBC · 12/28/2013
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 · 11/3/2013
Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Philip Glass are among the speakers for the Watermill Center’s coming summer lecture series. The center, an artists’ and performers’ laboratory in Water Mill on Long Island founded by the director and artist ...
The New York Times · 7/6/2015
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 ... · 9/23/2013
The six remaining members of Pussy Riot wrote in an open letter that former members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are no longer involved with Pussy Riot. Formerly known as "Masha" and "Nadia," Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova were freed …
YAHOO · 8/24/2015
Fred R. Conrad/The New York TimesNadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, left, and Maria Alyokhina, 25, spoke with The New York Times editorial board on Feb. 5, 2014. Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina, 25, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, visited The New …
Taking Note · 2/5/2014
It takes a seven-hour drive east from Moscow to get to the prison camps of Mordovia. Convicted criminals fear the place. It is grim, decaying and intimidating. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the Russian punk rock collective Pussy Riot, was sent to ...
CNN · 10/3/2013
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
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 ... · 10/1/2013
THE TWO BEST-known members of Pussy Riot today said they had been beaten and attacked ... The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian … · 2/20/2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

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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