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, was sent to ...
CNN · 4y
Moscow - Pussy Riot member, Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova’s whereabouts have not been traced since 22 October when she was reportedly transferred from a penal colony to an uncertain destination possibly in Siberia. Nadya's location is now "completely ...
Three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot — Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Marina Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich — were found guilty of hooliganism on Friday after a judge decided that the band’s actions were motivated by religious ...
One of two freed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Friday their release was aimed solely at improving Russia's image before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games and was not a humanitarian gesture. Tolokonnikova, 24, and ...
CBC.ca · 4y
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, along with seven others, were held by police near Sochi’s ferry terminal, a popular area for fans celebrating the Olympics, and taken to a police station for questioning. Police said they were questioned in ...
The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian Black Sea resort for several hours yesterday in connection with a theft case. The latest fracas over their ...
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is currently serving a two-year prison sentence in Russia after being found guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility” stemming from a protest at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
MOSCOW: Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova declared a hunger strike yesterday to protest what she described as conditions of slave labour and threats of death at her Russian prison camp. In a letter released to the media, she painted a harrowing ...
In the new series, Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina come face to face with a fictional Russian leader - Viktor Petrov - at a dinner party thrown by Kevin Spacey's scheming anti-hero Frank Underwood. The …
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 and they ...