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Russia isolates Pussy Riot member from fellow inmates

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One of the jailed members of Russia's punk band Pussy Riot has been transferred to solitary confinement after complaining of poor relations with other inmates, officials said Friday. 

Maria Alyokhina -- one of the jailed members of Russia's punk band 'Pussy Riot' -- smiles during her appeals trial at a Moscow courthouse in October 2012. Alyokhina has been moved out of her quarters in her prison camp after complaining of poor relations with other prisoners, according to the Russian prison service.

Maria Alyokhina, 24, who is serving a two-year sentence for the group's anti-Vladimir Putin performance in Russia's main Orthodox Cathedral, was moved to a "safe" place in the prison camp in the Perm region, an official with the regional prison service told AFP.

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