Pussy Riot activist Nadia Tolokonnikova shot dead

Fans mourn the loss of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
Fans mourn the loss of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

INTERNET — Fans mourn the loss of Nadia Tolokonnikova, feminist singer for the anti-Putin punk band Pussy Riot. Tolokonnikova was shot dead in Moscow, Tuesday, by unknown assailants as mourners gathered at Boris Nemtsov’s funeral.

Tolokonnikova’s death marks the second assassination of a famous Putin critic, just one week after Boris Nemtsov was assassinated.

Pussy Riot previously faced street violence from police and thugs during a paint attack in Moscow’s McDonald’s and during the filming of a video at the Sochi winter olympics. Tolokonnikova was imprisoned in Siberia for blasphemy after filming an anti-Putin music video at Moscow cathedral.

Tolokonnikova was also affiliated with Voina, an activist performance art ensemble which staged a famous anti-Medvedev public orgy at a Moscow biology museum. Tolokonnikova also recently appeared on the Netflix original series House of Cards.

Putin continues to enjoy nearly 90% approval ratings in Russia as he concentrates military forces in Crimea.

17 Replies to “Pussy Riot activist Nadia Tolokonnikova shot dead”

  1. more like drop dead good looking and a good cause most activist retire in their early 30’s to work like common stock the rest of the normal people have a good one…
    spargo.

  2. I like the look of the mobile layout (colors/font) now … fyi they use Pussy Riot as propaganda tool in season 4 of House Cards, Episode 3.

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