Maria Alyokhina

Pussy Riot

Freed Pussy Riot Member Claims Release Was PR Stunt

The news recently broke that the two remaining Pussy Riot members who were in Russian jail would be released under an “amnesty” bill that Putin was set to sign this past week. Under said amnesty bill, many others were set to be released, including the 30 members of Green Peace who were captured earlier this […]

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot Members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Freed From Prison

Finally, almost two years since their arrest, Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have been freed from prison. During a news conference on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir confirmed their release. Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova have been freed three months early thanks to the new amnesty law Russian legislators have adopted, providing that prisoners “who haven’t […]