Russia: Ombudsman confirms – Pussy Riot member transferred to new prison

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been transferred to a penal colony in her native Krasnoyarsk region due to her complaints about her previous facility, Russia’s human rights ombudsman said on 12 November 2013.


The new prison was chosen to ensure Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s safety and help her “resocialize” in a more comfortable environment, ombudsman Vladimir Lukin said in a statement, the first official confirmation of the jailed rocker’s location in three weeks.

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