Charges Against Russian Performance Artist Changed to Attack on “Cultural Site”

March 31st, 2016

Pyotr Pavlensky, via ArtforumThe charges against Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky for igniting the doors of the FSB Headquarters have been changed by prosecuting investigators from vandalism to “damaging a cultural heritage site.”  The artist himself has been asked to be tried under charges of terrorism. 

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