Pussy Riot's Mariya Alyokhina: 'Politics is not something that exists in one or another White House. It is our lives'

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In 2012 the Russian activist and artist was jailed for two years and sent to a penal colony. But it hasn’t put her off campaigning, she says – for a better Russia, and for better conditions throughout the world

After ordering her fourth cappuccino in 40 minutes, Mariya Alyokhina feels she owes an explanation.

“I have a limit. No more than eight cappuccinos a day,” says the activist and member of balaclava-wearing protest group Pussy Riot. “I used to drink more.”

Related: ‘Sleeping is a violation of the rules’ – Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina on life inside a Russian penal colony

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