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Jailed Hunger-Striking Pussy Riot Member in Hospital

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is on the seventh day of a hunger strike

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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the jailed member of the Pussy Riot performance-art group who is on the seventh day of a hunger strike, has been transferred to a hospital. 

Her husband, Pyotr Verzilov, said Tolokonnikova was moved on September 29 to a hospital outside the penal colony in the Mordovia Republic where she is serving her two-year prison sentence.

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