RUSSIAN prison authorities have moved jailed Pussy Riot punk band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova to the medical unit of her penal colony after her health worsened on the fifth day of a hunger strike. Tolokonnikova began a hunger strike at her penal … · 9/28/2013
Two members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot, who were recently released from prison, will appear at an Amnesty International concert in New York tonight. Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova made their first public appearance in the …
International Business Times · 2/5/2014
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the founding members of the activist group, was participating in a demonstration with another activist, Ekaterina Nenasheva, when the two were detained by police. Nenasheva was 18 days into a planned 30-day …
United Press International · 6/12/2015
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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
Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has officially been transferred to a prison in Siberia. According to the Associated Press, Russia’s human rights ombudsman, Vladimir Lukin, confirmed to news outlets that the 24-year-old punk-activist is in a medical ...
SPIN · 11/14/2013
Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who went on hunger strike in protest over threats to her life and harsh labor conditions in prison, was hospitalized on Sunday. Agence France-Presse reported Tolokonnikova was moved to a medical …
Global Post · ByAllison Jackson · 9/30/2013
THE TWO BEST-known members of Pussy Riot today said they had been beaten and attacked ... The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian … · 2/20/2014
“I’m in the police van,” Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova told opposition radio station Echo of Moscow. “I haven’t been told which police station we’re headed to. There’s another person with me.” Tolokonnikova also posted photos on her ...
The Rakyat Post · 6/13/2015
Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, imprisoned in Russia, is "missing," her family says. The member of the punk rock protest group reportedly was being transferred to a new penal colony. But her husband and other family members say it's been days …
Los Angeles Times · ByAmy Hubbard · 11/2/2013
A founding member of Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, was detained on Friday along activist Ekaterina Nenasheva in Moscow, according to the New York Times. The two had just started to stage a protest performance in Bolotnaya Square.
Artforum · 6/15/2015

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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