Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina, 25, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, visited The New York Times editorial board Wednesday morning. They were on The Colbert Report Tuesday night and will appear at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn tonight. This …
Taking Note · 2/6/2014
The BBC reports that six members of Pussy Riot have signed an open letter on the collective’s blog publicly severing their relationship with Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were famously jailed for staging an anti-Putin protest outside a ...
Time · 2/7/2014
Russian punk protesters NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and MARIA ALEKHINA have hit Russian authorities with a lawsuit for failing to properly investigate a whipping that took place during the Sochi Winter Olympics last year (14). The Pussy Riot stars …
Philadelphia Daily News · 5/26/2015
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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the punk band Pussy Riot who previously served 21 months in Russian prison for a protest held in a Moscow church, was detained by police Friday in the Russian capital along with another activist, Katrin Nenasheva.
News Week · 6/12/2015
Maria Alekhina, second left, helps Nadezhda Tolokonnikova get up after they and other members of the punk group Pussy Riot were attacked by about a dozen Cossack militiamen outside a restaurant in downtown Sochi, Russia, about 30km (21miles) from …
U-T San Diego · 2/19/2014
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who was freed Monday in a Kremlin-backed amnesty, slammed Russia’s prison system and said that the whole country is built like a penal colony. “Russia is built on the model of a penal colony and that is …
Raw Story · 12/24/2013
Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will spend the rest of her two-year prison term at a hospital in the Krasnoyarsk region, a news report said Monday. Tolokonnikova made the request herself after she had been examined at the hospital …
Brooklyn Vegan · 12/16/2013
But one of them, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, has prompted a wide-ranging examination of abuses in the country’s prisons by publishing an open letter describing how prisoners are routinely overworked and kept in inhumane condition. This has set off a storm …
The Economist online · 10/20/2013
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova—a member of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot who's been jailed since March 2012—is starting her own NGO to fight for prison reform in the Mordovia region where she's currently being held. According to Tolokonnikova's husband ...
Jezebel · 10/18/2013
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 23, one of two of the band still imprisoned for storming the altar at Moscow's Cathedral to perform an anti-Putin "punk prayer" has vowed to go on hunger strike until her rights are respected, in a powerful open letter. "I demand ...
Huffington Post UK · 9/23/2013

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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