Artist Peter Pavlensky received political asylum in France
MOSCOW, may 4. /TASS/. A Russian artist-actionist Peter Pavlensky received political asylum in France. This was reported by AFP, citing his lawyer.
Pavlensky has become known after several high-profile actions. So, in October 2014, Nude, the artist cut off his earlobe on the rooftop of the Serbsky Institute in Moscow, in the summer of 2012, sewing up his mouth, came to the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg with a poster in support of the band Pussy Riot, in November 2015 Pavlensky torched the front door of the main FSB building on Myasnitskaya street in Moscow. In Russia against Pavlensky, a criminal case under article “Beating”.