Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova moved to safe cell

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the convicted members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, has been transferred to a safe cell in Mordovia's Penal Colony No. 14, where she is serving her sentence, Gennady Morozov, chairman of the republican social supervisory commission, told Interfax.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the convicted members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, has been transferred to a safe cell in Mordovia's Penal Colony No. 14, where she is serving her sentence, Gennady Morozov, chairman of the republican social supervisory commission, told Interfax.

"Tolokonnikova was moved to a safe location inside the penal colony on Monday," he said.

The measure was taken in response to Tolokonnikova's claims that she was receiving threats from other inmates and prison administration officials, Morozov said.

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