Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

  1. Pussy Riot Members Suing Russian Government

    July 28, 2014 8:07 PM EDT Two members of Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in a European court for human rights violations over their arrest after the punk band's demonstration at a Moscow cathedral in 2012. Pussy Riot Members to Attend NYC Literary Event Pu ...

  2. Pussy Riot Members Detained Alongside 200 Others in Moscow Protest

    February 24, 2014 11:07 AM EST Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, the two Pussy Riot members recently whipped by Cossacks in Sochi immediately following a media blitz in New York, have been arrested again while taking part in a protest outside of a Moscow courtroom. Th ...

  3. Freed Pussy Riot Members to Form Prisoners' Rights Organization

    December 27, 2013 1:16 PM EST Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, the two recently freed Pussy Riot members, don’t rule out art or political activities at some point, but plan to focus on prisoners’ rights protection in the immediate future. They also stressed that the ...

  4. Pussy Riot Pair, Reunited in Siberia, Vow to Fight Russian 'Totalitarianism'

    December 24, 2013 11:51 AM EST Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alokhyna are discussing the launch of a prison reform movement before flying to Moscow to meet the world's press on Friday. More than 18 months after being jailed for staging an anarchic musical protest in a M ...

  5. Pussy Riot Case: Russian Supreme Court Details Errors in Guilty Verdict

    December 12, 2013 11:00 AM EST Early freedom for the two jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot edged closer to reality Thursday after the Russian Supreme Court formally ordered a review of their guilty verdicts. Kremlin Amnesty Bill Could Free Pussy Riot In detailed comments p ...

  6. Pussy Riot Member Freed, Two Bandmates Remain in Moscow Prison

    October 10, 2012 11:42 AM EDT MOSCOW (AP) -- A Moscow appeals court on Wednesday unexpectedly freed one jailed member of punk band Pussy Riot, but upheld the two-year prison sentences for the two other women jailed for an irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin. Al ...

  7. Morning Fix: Lucian Grainge on UMG-EMI; Barclays Center Vs. MSG; PSY Tops YouTube; Pussy Riot at NYU

    September 24, 2012 7:38 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. UMG's CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE ON GIVING UP PARLOPHONE, THE 'PROPAGANDA WAR.' FOR REGULATORY APPROVAL: After a whirlwind Friday in which Universal Music finally r ...

  8. Black Keys, Pulp Among Western Musicians Avoiding Russia in Wake of Pussy Riot Verdict

    September 04, 2012 5:30 PM EDT MOSCOW -- The recent high-profile court case against the members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot has made some Western artists reconsider their plans for touring Russia, but local promoters say it might not have a long-lasting effect. Patrick ...

  9. Pussy Riot Sentenced to Two Years By Russian Court (Updated)

    August 17, 2012 8:45 AM EDT UPDATE 11:00 a.m.: A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison each on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's int ...

  10. JD Samson On NYC's Free Pussy Riot Event, The Riot Grrrl Movement, Band's 'Courage and Strength'

    August 14, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Members of Pussy Riot performing a punk prayer inside a Moscow's Cathedral in protest against Vladimir Putin. This Friday (Aug. 17) a final verdict is expected in the trial of Maria Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Ekaterina Samucevich, t ...

  11. Russian Prosecutors Ask For 3 Year Sentence For Pussy Riot's Anti-Putin Protest

    August 07, 2012 10:00 AM EDT MOSCOW (AP) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday called for three-year sentences for the members of a feminist punk band who performed an anti-Vladimir Putin stunt in Moscow's main cathedral, ignoring demands by human rights groups that the three women ...