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Russia: Husband awaits release of Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova01:56

Russia: Husband awaits release of Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova

Russian Federation, Krasnoyarsk
December 22, 2013 at 16:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Husband awaits release of Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova

Pyotr Verzilov, the husband of convicted participant of the Pussy Riot band, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Sunday that his wife is likely to soon be released. According to Verzilov, who spoke in Krasnoyarsk, all the necessary documents for the release of his wife are ready and in her possession.

Said Verzilov: "It's been four days now. I'm not sure whether we should be counting days, but Nadya could have been released by now. We were told today that this may happen at the beginning of next week, on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. I talked to Nadya over the phone this afternoon, and she said she is doing OK, that everything is fine. And she was also told that she could be released pretty soon. So she is preparing for this."

The Federal Penetentiary Service stated that Tolokonnikova will go free only after the preparation of all documents.

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Russia: Husband awaits release of Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova

Pyotr Verzilov, the husband of convicted participant of the Pussy Riot band, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Sunday that his wife is likely to soon be released. According to Verzilov, who spoke in Krasnoyarsk, all the necessary documents for the release of his wife are ready and in her possession.

Said Verzilov: "It's been four days now. I'm not sure whether we should be counting days, but Nadya could have been released by now. We were told today that this may happen at the beginning of next week, on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. I talked to Nadya over the phone this afternoon, and she said she is doing OK, that everything is fine. And she was also told that she could be released pretty soon. So she is preparing for this."

The Federal Penetentiary Service stated that Tolokonnikova will go free only after the preparation of all documents.

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