Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

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  • Russian PM argues for Pussy Riot members release

    Russia's prime minister said Friday the women in the Pussy Riot punk band serving two-year prison sentences should be set free, while a band member's husband tried to visit his wife in jail in a central Russian region known for its gloomy Stalinist-era gulags.


  • Russian punk band members transferred to prison colonies

    The two jailed Pussy Riot band members have been transferred to prison colonies hundreds of miles from Moscow to serve their sentences, their lawyer said Monday.


  • Pussy Riot members face tough life in penal colony

    It's a far cry from Stalin's gulag, but the guiding principle of the Russian penal colony -- the destination of two members of punk band Pussy Riot -- remains the same: isolate inmates and wear them down through "corrective labor."


  • Moscow court frees 1 of 3 Pussy Riot members

    One jailed member of the punk band Pussy Riot unexpectedly walked free from a Moscow courtroom, but the other two now head toward a harsh punishment for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin: a penal colony.


  • Jailed Pussy Riot members appeal to Russian court

    Three jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot told a Moscow appeals court on Wednesday that they should not be imprisoned for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin, insisting that their impromptu performance inside Moscow's main cathedral was political in nature and not an attack on religion.


  • Verdict in Russian punk trial set for Aug. 17

    A Moscow judge wrapped up the trial of three feminist punk rockers on Wednesday and said she would issue a verdict in the controversial case next week.


  • Feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is escorted Aug. 8, 2012, at a court in Moscow. Tolokonnikova and two other group members have been in custody for five months after giving an impromptu performance in Moscow's main cathedral to call for an end to Vladimir Putin's rule. (Associated Press)

    Verdict in Russian punk trial set for Aug. 17

    A Moscow judge wrapped up the trial of three feminist punk rockers on Wednesday and said she would issue a verdict in the controversial case next week.


  • A glance at trial of feminist anti-Putin rockers

    Three Russian feminist rockers rejected charges of hooliganism for performing a "punk prayer" in Moscow's main cathedral against Vladimir Putin's return as president as a trial against them opened in earnest on Monday. The charges could carry a punishment of up to seven years in prison.


  • Anti-Putin feminist punks on trial in Moscow

    A Moscow court on Friday launched the trial of three feminist rockers who face a possible seven years in prison for performing a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin from the pulpit of Russia's largest cathedral.


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