The final member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been released from prison, under an official amnesty described by one member as a "PR stunt". Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have promised to fight for human rights …
The court on Friday rejected Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s appeal for parole eight months after she was handed a two-year prison sentence for the band’s performance of a “punk prayer” in Moscow’s main Russian Orthodox cathedral. …
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, nicknamed "Tolokno," is a member of the feminist punk band who is serving a two-year term in one of Russia’s most hellish prisons as punishment for singing a song in a church. This week, she’s staging a …
Band members were convicted in 2012 of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred for singing a punk prayer [EPA] Jailed Pussy Riot punk-rocker Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has pleaded to be released on parole from her two-year sentence, …
The group is — accidentally or by design — amorphous and members come and go. The two women detained for a few hours in Sochi, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, spent nearly two years in jail for their Pussy Riot …
This time, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were accused of theft, tweeted Tolokonnikova: "On the 16th we were detained for 7 hours, on 17th we spent 10 hours at the (Russian security service) FSB, and today we are riding …
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of feminist punk band Pussy Riot, has written a lengthy open letter about her experience within a Russian prison colony with appalling conditions that seem to echo the Soviet Gulag …
The apparent attack happened just a day after band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, as well as journalists and Russian human rights activists, were detained for several hours at a police station located just a few …
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As Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are visiting the United States, their former fellow Pussy Riot members issued a statement calling on the media to no longer link the two to the feminist punk band. "As it happened that we …
Last week, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (above), Mariya Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich were sentenced to two years in prison for the crime of “hooliganism.” Their punk prayer performance criticized Vladimir Putin and Kirill I, the …