Jailed Pussy Riot Member Settles Into New Prison Conditions

After her family reported that she was missing and they had no idea where she had gone, jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova turned up in a penal camp in Siberia, which seemed like a bad omen. But on Wednesday night's Al Jazeera program Consider This, host Antonio Mora spoke with her husband Pyotr Verzilov,… » 11/21/13 1:50pm 11/21/13 1:50pm

Missing Pussy Riot Member Was Sent to Penal Camp in Siberia

Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova — who is currently serving the last few months of her two-year sentence for her participation in an anti-Putin performance — is being sent to a prison colony in the depths of Siberia, according to her relatives and lawyers. Last week her family reported that they hadn't… » 11/05/13 7:00pm 11/05/13 7:00pm

‘Why Should We Be Afraid?’: Our Skype Session With Pussy Riot's Katia

We recently spoke with Pussy Riot's Yekaterina “Katia” Samutsevich about her philosophical influences, sexism in activism, and the meaning behind the punk feminist collective's purposefully shocking name. Here are some highlights, culled from the questions you asked. (Side note: her Skype name is a play on "ass to… » 7/18/13 4:00pm 7/18/13 4:00pm

Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized After Being Overworked in Jail

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the members of the anti-Putinist Pussy Riot feminist punk band who were convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" for a performance in Moscow's main cathedral, was hospitalized last week after complaining about headaches and being overworked at the prison camp she's been… » 2/01/13 10:40am 2/01/13 10:40am