Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich were convicted for holding a "punk prayer" in Moscow’s main Russian Orthodox …
In 2012, she and fellow punk band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were imprisoned following Pussy Riot’s first major public action — a balaclava …
In October 2012, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot who was prosecuted for a controversial performance in a cathedral in Moscow, was sent to one of Mordovia's prisons to serve a two …
OpinionAl Jazeera English · 11d
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has suffered from headaches since last spring and her condition has worsened since October when she was jailed for performing an anti-Putin 'punk prayer' on the altar of Moscow's main cathedral. Like most female …
Daily Mail · 5y
One of the members of the Presidential Human Rights Council, Russia, confirmed allegations stated by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova that is serving a two year sentence at penal colony No 14. A member of a Russian punk group “Pussy Riot” …
Business Insider ran a video and a translation of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's closing statement, where she clearly laid out the case for breaking the back of all oppressive institutions and linked her ordeal with that of many historical figures who have faced ...
Slate · 5y
On November 2, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's husband, Pyotr Verzilov, said his wife had not been heard from since she was transferred from a prison in Mordovia, more than 300 miles east of Moscow on October 24 or 25. Under law, authorities had to inform her ...
CNN · 4y
“I’m not a lecturer,” said Nadezhda "Nadia" Tolokonnikova, one half of the founding duo of Russian punk-political activists Pussy Riot. Despite such claims, they did lecture eloquently — mostly in Russian. Tolokonnikova, alongside Maria "Masha ...
philly.com · 3y
Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina, left, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova in a cafe in downtown Moscow on Jan. 3, 2014. Photo courtesy Denis Sinyakov MOSCOW—Maria (Masha) Alyokhina squints and holds her new iPhone close to her face; she is very nearsighted.
Slate · 4y
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who has been in custody since her arrest last March, is serving the sentence for the band's irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow's main cathedral. The labour camp where she has been held for more …
Daily Mail · 5y