Tolokonnikova may have to work overtime to be released on parole - lawyer

A lawyer of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the Pussy Riot punk group, Nikolai Polozov does not rule out the possibility that his client will have to request working overtime, if she wants to be released on parole.

"I find it most likely that she will have to do it," he said to Interfax on Friday.

He said usually convicts work eight hours a day and those who want to be released ahead of time - for 12 hours and "look very tired."

Polozov reminded Interfax that quarantine restrictions with regard to Tolokonnikova have been lifted and she has been assigned to a sewing shop but is being trained and therefore does not work full-time.

He could not say whether she was assigned to work in the new workshop which has been set up at penal colony No. 14, according to a report of the department of the Federal Service for Corrective Institutions in Mordovia.

Meanwhile, Voina (War) group reports that another Pussy Riot member, Maria Alyokhina, has been finally taken to her destination.

"Alyokhina was finally brought to penal colony No.28 in the town of Berezniki, Perm territory. To this day she remained at a detention facility in the town of Solikamsk," a Friday posting on the Voina Twitter account says.

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