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. …
Earlier in the day, band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were meeting with journalists when police detained them, according to Tolokonnikova's husband, Petr Verzilov. Russian media corroborated the report. "They …
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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 …
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 be traced back to …
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 …
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 aim …
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 their release from prison under …
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 …
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, …
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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 in …