The group is no stranger to controversy. Three of its members – Maria Alyokhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova – were arrested on hooliganism charges in 2012 after the band’s prayer at a Moscow cathedral took …
The saga of all-female Russian punk band Pussy Riot has taken a chilling turn, as band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been missing for the past 10 days, according to relatives. Tolokonnikova’s disappearance can …
Russian authorities have confirmed that jailed Pussy Riot activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been moved to a penal colony in Siberia. Tolokonnikova, 24, is serving a two-year sentence in a penal colony for a protest against president …
But it's the sudden appearance of the two members from feminist punk rock group Pussy Riot at the White House that perked our ... but the appearance of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina is one of the most rewarding. The …
Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were granted amnesty last week in a move largely viewed as the Kremlin’s attempt to soothe criticism of Russia’s human rights record ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February. The …
The detainment and subsequent release of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova ... the idea that they are being watched by “Big Brother” in Russia. According to reports in the Russian media and Tolokonnikova’s husband Petr …
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 …
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Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is currently serving a two-year prison sentence in Russia after being found guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility” stemming from a protest at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour …
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Pussy Riot protest band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said they were detained on suspicion of theft in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi on Tuesday, less than two months after …
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wrote on Twitter that she and Maria Alekhina were stopped and accused of a crime. She said a third member of the loosely organized group also was detained. Local activist Seymon Simonov said the two Pussy …