Maria Alekhina

UPDATE: Both members of Pussy Riot, along with the activists and journalists arrested with them, have been released - all
The jailed Pussy Riot bandmates are free today under a controversial amnesty, after they were imprisoned for hooliganism
I wanted to write to you on the anniversary of your sentencing 17 August 2012, to tell you that we haven't forgotten, and that we stand with you as well we can, and that you're not alone. Nothing will repair or compensate for the time you have had to spend expending energy on surviving prison rather than pursuing your cause, but I don't think it has been in vain.
Alekhina and Tolokonnikova remain in remote prison camps, serving two-year sentences for hooliganism. Both have had their
Three members of the Russian feminist punk rock band, Pussy Riot, face trial on Monday against allegations of "hooliganism