Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Put On IV Drip

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Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, on the eighth day of her hunger strike, has been put on an IV dip and Russian officials say they will force-feed her with glucose via the drip if necessary, according to Agence France-Presse. Today is the eighth day of Tolokonnikova’s hunger strike protesting what she calls “slavery-like conditions” at the Russian prison camp Penal Colony No. 14 where she is serving a two year sentence.

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