December 23, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
Two members of the feminist rock group Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were released from prison on Monday after the Russian government's approval of sweeping new amnesty laws. The laws were approved unanimously by the Russian Duma's lower house of parliament and adopted ...[read more]
December 13, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Russian Supreme Court on Friday ordered the review of the case against two members of the feminist rock group Pussy Riot. Band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred in August 2012 and sentenced to two years in prison ...[read more]
September 23, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
A member of the Russian feminist rock group Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, launched a hunger strike Monday in protest of living conditions and death threats from the deputy head of the prison in which she is serving her two-year sentence. Tolokonnikova wrote an open letter detailing life ...[read more]
July 25, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
A regional court in Russia on Wednesday denied an appeal by Maria Alekhina, a member of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot. Alekhina filed the appeal after a court denied her parole in May. Alekhina and her fellow band mates, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevic, were sentenced to two ...[read more]
May 23, 2013
by Julie Deisher
A Russian court on Thursday denied parole for Maria Alekhina, a member of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot. Band members Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevich were sentenced to two years in prison for "hooliganism," characterized by the court as driven by religious hatred, ...[read more]
April 27, 2013
by Peter Snyder
A Russian court on Friday denied a request for parole by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot, so that she could look after her young daughter. In August Tolokonnikova and two other members of the group were sentenced to two years in prison for "hooliganism," ...[read more]
October 22, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Russian feminist rock band Pussy Riot were transferred to separate regional prisons on Saturday to serve out their two-year sentences for hooliganism and religious hatred in connection with their performance at an protest against Russian President ...[read more]

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