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Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina Reunite in Krasnoyarsk

The two members of the punk group Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were released from jail under amnesty, reunited in Krasnoyarsk on Tuesday morning.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were reunited after serving nearly 21 months of a two-year sentence on hooliganism charges, not far from where Tolokonnikova had been held behind bars.

Alyokhina, who was serving her sentence in a penal colony near Nizhny Novgorod, traveled to Krasnoyarsk via Moscow, Tolokonnikova's husband Pyotr Verzilov said in his Twitter feed.

The two women were jailed in 2012 for performing an anti-government "punk prayer" at Moscow's Christ the Savior cathedral.

The two activists had been due for release in March 2014, but were released early on Monday under a presidential amnesty marking the 20th anniversary of the Constitution.

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