• Last update: 16:46 23.10.2013
    16:46 23.10.2013

    Russian Punk Band Member Moved to Chuvashia Jail – Husband

    Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of a feminist punk band jailed for performing an anti-government protest song in a Moscow cathedral, is being transferred to a prison in the Russian republic of Chuvashia, her husband said Wednesday.

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  • Last update: 22:45 21.10.2013
    22:45 21.10.2013

    Pussy Riot Member Moved to New Russian Prison Colony

    Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year jail sentence for an anti-Kremlin stunt in a Moscow cathedral, has been moved to another prison, and the defense has no information on her current whereabouts, her lawyer Irina Khrunova told RAPSI legal news agency Monday.

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  • Last update: 17:49 18.10.2013
    17:49 18.10.2013

    Pussy Riot Member Restarts Hunger Strike in Russian Jail

    Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year jail sentence for an anti-Kremlin stunt in a Moscow cathedral, restarted a hunger strike Friday.

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  • Last update: 15:29 14.10.2013
    15:29 14.10.2013

    Jailed Punk Band Member Seeks Softer Sentence

    A feminist punk band member jailed last year for her involvement in an anti-government performance in an Orthodox Christian cathedral in Moscow filed a motion Monday for her sentence to be softened.

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  • Last update: 21:00 12.10.2013
    21:00 12.10.2013

    Pussy Riot Member Accuses Prison of ‘Information Blockade’

    A jailed Pussy Riot rocker who was hospitalized two weeks ago amid a hunger strike over prison conditions has accused Russian authorities of an “information blockade” imposed on her, suggesting that this was a “political” decision.

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  • Last update: 23:05 11.10.2013
    23:05 11.10.2013

    Russia’s Amnesty May Be Applied to Pussy Riot, Protesters

    As Russia marks the 20th anniversary of its constitution by granting amnesty to a number of non-violent criminals, the two jailed Pussy Riot members as well as protesters detained on Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square may be included in the pardons, a Kremlin-connected human rights campaigner said Friday.

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  • Last update: 19:43 03.10.2013
    19:43 03.10.2013

    ‘Pussy Riot’ Moviegoers Beaten, Maced by Masked Assailants

    A screening of the documentary “Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer” was shut down on Wednesday night in southern Ukraine when a group of masked men smoke-bombed the venue and proceeded to beat and mace moviegoers, an event organizer said Thursday.

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  • Last update: 17:34 30.09.2013
    17:34 30.09.2013

    Hospitalized Pussy Riot Member Cut Off From World – Supporters

    A jailed Pussy Riot rocker who was hospitalized Sunday amid a hunger strike over prison conditions is being held in isolation and not allowed to meet with lawyers or receive phone calls, her supporters said Monday.

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  • Last update: 03:41 30.09.2013
    03:41 30.09.2013

    Jailed Pussy Riot Rocker on Hunger Strike Taken to Hospital

    A jailed Pussy Riot rocker on hunger strike over allegedly horrendous prison conditions has been transferred from a medical ward of her penal colony to a hospital, penitentiary authorities said on Sunday.

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  • Last update: 18:50 27.09.2013
    18:50 27.09.2013

    Pussy Riot Rocker Hospitalized After Prison Transfer Denied

    A Pussy Riot rocker on hunger strike over allegedly horrendous prison conditions has been hospitalized, Russia’s penitentiary service said Friday, hours after it was announced that her prison transfer request had been denied.

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  • Last update: 18:00 26.09.2013
    18:00 26.09.2013

    Pussy Riot Rocker's Appeal for Early Release Postponed

    A Russian court on Thursday postponed until October 18 a hearing to settle whether Pussy Riot shock rocker Maria Alyokhina should be released early.

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  • Last update: 16:26 25.09.2013
    16:26 25.09.2013

    Human Rights Reps Want to Review Pussy Riot Member's Jail

    Human rights workers and federal prosecutors might conduct a comprehensive review of the prison colony where anti-Putin punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is serving a two-year term, after she declared a hunger strike over prison conditions and threats against her life allegedly made by a prison official.

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  • Last update: 21:28 23.09.2013
    21:28 23.09.2013

    Trendwatcher: Pussy Riot and Prison Reform

    This week, Lenta.ru published a letter from Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year sentence in a penal colony for having participated in a “punk prayer” in Russia’s main cathedral back in the winter of 2012.

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  • Last update: 17:02 23.09.2013
    17:02 23.09.2013

    Pussy Riot Member Declares Hunger Strike, Slams Prison Conditions

    Feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, currently serving a two-year jail sentence for a protest in a Russian cathedral, has gone on hunger strike over prison conditions and threats against her life allegedly made by prison staff, according to a letter published by Russian news website Lenta.ru.

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  • Last update: 23:30 23.08.2013
    23:30 23.08.2013

    Jailed Pussy Riot Activist Works at Prison School – Lawyer

    Imprisoned Pussy Riot activist Maria Alyokhina works at a school in the penal colony where she’s serving her sentence in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Region, her lawyer said Friday.

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    Last update: 22:57 20.08.2013
    22:57 20.08.2013

    Former Pussy Riot Lawyers' Defamation Suit Rejected

    A Moscow court on Tuesday rejected a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pussy Riot lawyers against the Kommersant publishing house and lawyer Irina Khrunova, who represented one of the punk group members during the cassation stage, the RAPSI legal news agency reported from the courtroom.

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  • Last update: 15:21 20.08.2013
    15:21 20.08.2013

    Pussy Riot Band Member Sues Ex-Lawyer for Libel

    A member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has sued her former lawyer for libel and is seeking 2 million rubles ($61,000) in damages, a Russian court said Tuesday.

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  • Last update: 13:11 26.07.2013
    13:11 26.07.2013

    Pussy Riot Member Loses Parole Appeal

    A Russian court on Friday rejected Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s appeal for parole.

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  • Last update: 18:18 24.07.2013
    18:18 24.07.2013

    Jailed Pussy Riot Member Denied Parole Again – Report

    Imprisoned Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was denied parole for a second time Wednesday, a decision her lawyer called “legally unfounded,” the RAPSI legal news agency reported.

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  • Last update: 23:42 16.07.2013
    23:42 16.07.2013

    Pussy Riot Releases First Song Since Members Imprisoned

    Pussy Riot’s first song since two band members were imprisoned last year is, perhaps unsurprisingly, titled "Like a Red Prison." In the track, Russia’s most outspoken feminist band makes a fleeting reference to its members who were sentenced to two years in jail for hooliganism after their "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin.

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