Russian man tried to nail his genitals to paving stones on Red Square

A resident of Dolgoprudny tried to nail his genitals to the paving stones on Red Square … Telegram-channel SHOT writes about the incident.

A 24-year-old young man came to the center of the capital on December 6 at 23.30, took off his clothes and prepared to nail himself to the cobblestones, but was detained by police officers.

During the arrest, a hammer and self-tapping screws were seized from the Russian. He explained his act by conducting a certain ceremony at home, during which the spirits allegedly ordered him to go to the walls of the Kremlin and nail his genitals to the paving stones.

The Russian was hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital.

In 2013, St. Petersburg artist Pyotr Pavlensky nailed his scrotum with a nail to the stone blocks of Red Square in Moscow. The action was timed to coincide with the Day of the employee of the internal affairs bodies. The police who arrived at the scene covered the artist with a sheet and then detained him.