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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
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Top 3 Videos From Russia
Watch a new music video by Pussy Riot, targeting the Russian oil industry and Rosneft in particular. In other videos, watch the accident near the town of Podolsk unfolding, and multiple explosions on the ring road in Moscow.
--17-07-2013--
Russian Law: Parliament In Action
Russia-IC presents a review of three recent bills - passed, under consideration or still in the pipeline. For example, click here to learn about the fallout of the 'punk prayer' by Pussy Riot in February 2012.
--22-05-2013--
Paper Review: Treason Scare
The proposed new bill on high treason and espionage, pushed quickly through the State Duma this week, has made a splash in the media, both domestic and international. Russia-IC looks at the different voices from around the world.
--28-10-2012--
Paper Review: Pussy Riot
The Pussy Riot story continues to make headlines in news outlets around the globe, with one of the bandmates released after the court suspended her two-year sentence in appeal hearing.
--13-10-2012--
Paper Review: Blasphemy Bill Under Microscope
Russian MPs are considering a bill that would make insulting religious beliefs a criminal offence. Russia-IC looks at what the international media has to say on this issue.
--06-10-2012--
Poems For Pussy Riot: A Political Act In a Poetic Form
Containing nearly a hundred poems from over a hundred authors from different countries, an anthology Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot has just been e-published by Mark Burnhope, Sarah Crewe and Sophie Mayor, with support from English PEN. The contributions celebrate the Russian prisoners of conscience and vary in style, form, and subject.
--02-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Comment Wrong, Admits Russian TV
The Russian TV-Centr TV station has apologized to French singer Mireille Mathieu over an badly-edited interview and inaccurate translation in what some have seen as attempts at censorship.
--09-09-2012--
Pussy Riot: Pot Calling Kettle Black
Some Western journalists have covered their heads with ashes, denying politicians the moral right to lecture others over human rights abuses or miscarriages of justice. Russia-IC looks at the articles of those editions that are not afraid to expose their own vices.
--27-08-2012--
See How They Run: Madonna May Become a Persona Non Grata In Russia
Madonna was never the one to shun away from scandal - but the aftermath of her Russian tour may baffle even the experienced American performer. Protests, a fine, and even the prospect of becoming a persona non grata in Russia - no Western celebrity ever got embroiled in such "action" in Russia.
--21-08-2012--


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Pussy Riot's Alekhina Released on Amnesty
Maria Alekhina, one of the three members of the band Pussy Riot who were convicted for their punk prayer in Christ the Savior Cathedral, has been released
--23-12-2013--
Jailed Pussy Riot Member to End Term in a Hospital
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a jailed member of an anti-Kremlin Pussy Riot punk band, will serve the remainder of her sentence in a hospital, a penitentiary official told Russian press on Monday.
--17-12-2013--
The Pussy Riot Case
The Supreme Court expressed its opinion on the illegality of the sentence in the case of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Ekaterina Samutsevich and sent the criminal case for examining the merits to the Presidium of the Moscow City Court.
--12-12-2013--
Jailed Pussy Riot Member Restarts Protest Hunger Strike
Russian 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 on Friday.
--21-10-2013--
Parody of Christian Orthodox Icon Is Banned by Russian Court
A Russian regional court has banned an image based on a Christian Orthodox icon printed on t-shirts in support of the Pussy Riot punk band.
--30-09-2013--
Jailed Pussy Riot Band Member Hospitalized
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a jailed Pussy Riot punk-band's member, has been hospitalized in a serious condition after 5 days of hunger strike, her husband Pyotr Verzilov said in his Twitter.
--28-09-2013--
Jailed Pussy Riot Member Works in Prison School
Maria Alyokhina, an imprisoned Pussy Riot activist, works at a school in the penal colony where shes serving her sentence in Russias Nizhny Novgorod Region.
--25-08-2013--
Stock Exchange Down After Navalny Verdict
Russia's MICEX dropped more than 20 points after the Kirov court handed down a five-year jail sentence to opposition blogger Alexey Navalny.
--19-07-2013--
The Film About Pussy Riot Will Be Released In Britain
Documentary film "Pussy Riot: Punk prayer" will be released in Britain on July 5.
--27-06-2013--
Moscow Court Rejects Another Pussy Riot Appeal
Moscow City Court has upheld the verdict handed down to members of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot, sentenced to two years in prison for their "punk prayer" in Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral.
--01-06-2013--
Another Pussy Riot Member Denied Parole
On Thursday, May 23, jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was denied parole, as well as her friend Nadezhda Tolokonnikova last month
--24-05-2013--
Petr Pavelensky's Barbed Wire Protest
St.Petersburg artist Petr Pavelensky shocked the passers-by and police when he undressed and wrapped inside barbed wire in front of the local legislature.
--05-05-2013--
Russian Court Denies to Parole Pussy Riot Member
On Friday, April 26, Russian court denied Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikovas motion for parole.
--29-04-2013--
Russia to Introduce Jail Sentences for Insulting Believers' Feelings
A bill introducing big fines or a prison term for public humiliation of religious rites or other insults to believers feelings has been approved in the first reding by the Russian parliaments lower house.
--17-04-2013--
Drawings Dedicated to Pussy Riot Removed from Feministic Exhibition
The exhibition International Women's Day. Feminism: from Avant-Garde to Now has been opened in the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman exhibition complex in Moscow.
--11-03-2013--
MPs Pledge to Rework Bill on Religious Offence
The bill on religious offence will be reworked in line with governmental proposals, said Yaroslav Nilov, a co-sponsor of the draft law.
--19-02-2013--
Pussy Riot: The Punk Prayer Got the Special Prize Of the Jury At the "Sundance" Festival
The documentary by Maxim Pozdorovkin and Mike Lerner Pussy Riot: The Punk Prayer received a special prize of the jury of the Independent Film Festival "Sundance".
--31-01-2013--
Pussy Riot Punk Band is Nominated For the Two Awards Of the British NME Musical Magazine
Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been nominated for the British NME musical magazine awards. The nominations are "Hero of the Year and "Musical Moment of the Year".
--23-01-2013--
HBO TV Channel Bought the Rights For the Film Pussy Riot: the Punk Prayer
American TV channel HBO has acquired the rights for the showing of the documentary Pussy Riot: the Punk Prayer directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin at the independent film festival Sundance.
--23-01-2013--
Pussy Riot Music Video Found 'Extremist'
On Thursday, November 29, a Moscow court ruled that a video by punk group Pussy Riot is extremist and it should be banned from the Russian Internet.
--30-11-2012--
TIME Magazine Nominates Pussy Riot for 2012 Person of the Year
An American weekly news magazine Time has included Russian punk band Pussy Riot in the list of candidates for the 2012 Person of the Year.
--27-11-2012--
Jesus from 'South Park' Supports Pussy Riot
One of the scenes of the new "South Park" episode shows Jesus to appear in the "Free Pussy Riot" referring to jailed Russian punk band.
--01-11-2012--
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Imprisoned along with Murderers
The member of the Pussy Riot punk band Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will serve time in penal colony No. 14 along with Yevgenia Hasis condemned for complicity in murder of the lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova.
--25-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Member Addresses European Human Rights Court
Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of the protest punk group Pussy Riot, who was given a parole last week, has lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights.
--19-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Supporters In London Walk Away Free
A group of English gals clad in white entered St. Paul cathedral in London and chained themselves to the rails of the staircase - in support of Pussy Riot and as part of the OccupyLondon movement.
--15-10-2012--
One Pussy Riot Member Freed on Appeal
On Wednesday, a Moscow court mitigated the two-year prison penalty for Pussy Riot member Ekaterina Samutsevich to a suspended sentence at an appeal hearing.
--11-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Shrotlisted for Sakharov Prize
Three jailed members of the punk group Pussy Riot were included to the shortlist of the prestigious prize named for Soviet human rights activist Andrei Sakharov.
--10-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Appeal Delayed until October 10
On Monday a Moscow court postponed the appeal of the three convicted Pussy Riot band members, after one of them, Ekaterina Samutsevich, refused her lawyers' service.
--02-10-2012--
Russian Orthodox Church Is Ready to 'Absolve' Pussy Riot
An appeal against Pussy Riot's jail sentence is expected to be heard today, on October 1. Russian Orthodox Church waits for feminist punkers' repentance.
--01-10-2012--
Yoko Ono to Award Pussy Riot Peace Prize
Pussy Riot punk band will receive the biannual 'Lennon-Ono' peace prize this Friday at the annual Amnesty International awards ceremony.
--21-09-2012--
Hackers Deface Khamovnichesky Court Webpage Over Pussy Riot Case
On Tuesday, computer hackers attacked the website of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court, where three members of the anti-Putin punk group Pussy Riot were jailed last week.
--22-08-2012--
Pussy Riot May Become a Trademark
The notorious punk band defense admitted that in April 2012 they have filed papers to make "Pussy Riot" a registered trademark.
--21-08-2012--
Do Not Judge the Jury Unless You Are a Judge: A New Law To Protect the Russian Judiciary
Russian legislation may soon be enriched with a new law, limiting the criticism towards judges.
--20-08-2012--
Kasparov May Face Jail Over Pussy Riot Support
Russian chess grandmaster and opposition activist Garry Kasparov can follow Pussy Riot to prison over a clash with police near the Khamovnichesky court on Friday.
--20-08-2012--
The Pussy Riot Case: 2 Years In Colony For Premediated Religious Hatred
The Khamovnichesky Court in Moscow has found the Pussy Riot girls guilty of a premediated instigation of religious hatred. Three women, of which 2 are mothers to small kids, are each sentenced to 2 years in colony.
--17-08-2012--
The Pussy Riot Case: The World Awaits the Verdict
At 3pm Moscow time the Khamovnichesky Court in Moscow will announce the verdict in the Pussy Riot case.
--17-08-2012--
Pussy Riot Supporters Detained In Moscow
With the final verdict in the Pussy Riot trial looming, the band's supporters gathered on Wednesday morning at the staircase of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, asking for forgiveness for the punk band members. The supporters were dismissed by the security guards.
--15-08-2012--
Russian Muslims: "Let Thy Pussies Go!"
The Mufti of Russian Muslims, Nail Mustafin, explained what Muslims would do, had Pussy Riot performed a punk mass at a Muslim sacred place.
--10-08-2012--
Russians About Madonna: An Ex-Tart Should Not Teach Morals
Madonna's prayers for Pussy Riot's imminent liberation has fallen on the eager ears of the Orthodox believers, antigay activists, and certain politicians. The verdict: "An ex-tart should not teach morals".
--09-08-2012--
Court Sets August 17 for Pussy Riot Final Verdict
The judge in the feminist punk band Pussy Riot trial has said she will deliver her verdict on August 17, three years in prison can be given.
--09-08-2012--
A Religious Woman From Novosibirsk Demands Moral Compensation From Pussy Riot
A religious woman from Novosibirsk who has attended the church since childhood filed a suit against Pussy Riot girls for $1000. She demands compensation for the "ethical sufferings" she bore through watching a video of the notorious punk mass on the Internet.
--08-08-2012--
Madonna Sings and Prays for Pussy Riot
At her yesterday show in the Olympian Sports Complex in Moscow the world star Madonna spoke up in support of the arrested girls from the Pussy Riot punk band.
--08-08-2012--
The Finnish Professor Explains Pussy Riot Action in Helsinki
The Russian media widely report about an unsuccessful attempt by a Finnish professor and his students to repeat the Pussy Riot's "punk mass" at the Assumption Cathedral in Helsinki. Prof. Teivo Teivainen published an explanation on his Facebook page.
--07-08-2012--
Pussy Riot Apologize to Orthodox Believers
Members of the female band Pussy Riot have called their punk prayer performed at a Christian church an ethical mistake", but still plead not gealty to charges of hooliganism.
--31-07-2012--
Peter Gabriel Addresses Letter of Support to Pussy Riot
The legendary British musician Peter Gabriel has written a supportive letter to the three arrested members of the Pussy Riot band.
--31-07-2012--
Sting Speaks up for Pussy Riot
The British rock star Sting has urged to release members of the Pussy Riot punk band who have been kept in custody since February for their protest performance in Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
--26-07-2012--
Red Hot Chili Peppers Take Side with Pussy Riot
The vocalist of Red Hot Chili Peppers took the stage in the Luzhniki Concert Hall in Moscow wearing a T-shirt with the inscription Pussy Riot.
--23-07-2012--
Pussy Riot Cellmates Go On Hunger Strike
The second of incarcerated Pussy Riot members has gone on a hunger strike in protest against the restriction of the time she was left to read 7 volumes of court proceedings. The prosecution demanded that the volumes were returned by July 9th. Many regard this as yet another proof of a purely political character of Pussy Riot process.
--04-07-2012--
Pussy Riot Appear at Moscow Concert of Faith No More
A few walking free members of Pussy Riot punk band performed at the concert of Faith No More in the Moscow club Stadium Live yesterday.
--03-07-2012--
Pussy Riot Case: Arrest May Be Prolonged
The police guard was enforced at the Tagansky Court in Moscow where the judges are expected to prolong the detention of Pussy Riot musicians.
--20-06-2012--
Beastie Boys Band Member Performs in Support of Pussy Riot
Beastie Boys band member Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock, gave the first public performance after the death of Adam Yauch.
--13-06-2012--





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