Jailed Pussy Riot Member Missing Following Prison Transfer

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From Buzzfeed:

Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova has disappeared after being moved from a prison in Mordovia 10 days ago, her family said on Friday.

Tolokonnikova’s father and husband said they last knew her precise whereabouts on Oct. 21, when she was suddenly taken from her prison colony in the Russian republic of Mordovia and moved without explanation from Russian officials. “No one knows anything,” her father, Andrei Tolokonnikov, said by telephone from Moscow. “There’s no proof she’s alive, we don’t know the state of her health. Is she sick? Has she been beaten?”

Tolokonnikova, 23, was moved after launching a hunger strike to protest horrific prison conditions. She had also written an open letter denouncing “slave-like” work conditions at the labor colony that recalled the worst traditions of Soviet-era imprisonment.

Her husband, Petya Verzilov, and a group of supporters regularly protested near the prison colony and prison hospital…

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