Nadya Tolokonnikova

Members of Russian Punk Band Pussy Riot Receive Two-Year Prison Sentence for ‘Hooliganism’
Members of Russian Punk Band Pussy Riot Receive Two-Year Prison Sentence for ‘Hooliganism’
Having spent the last five months detained in Russia, the verdict for three members of the feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot was delivered today (Aug. 17). The women, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 23, Maria Alekhina, 24 and Yekaterina Samutsevich, 29, have been sentenced to two years in Russian prison for their alleged crime of “hooliganism.”