. In Case You Missed It – Russian Artist Could Face Prison Time After Police Raid Exhibition with Anti-War Art « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – Officials claim that members of the police came to the exhibition, which was being held at a branch of Russia’s social-liberal Yabloko party, because of a bomb threat. No explosives were found, but officers “discovered graphic images drawn on canvas and cardboard on the walls, which possibly contain false information about the Russian armed forces,” according to a police report quoted in the party’s statement and reported by France 24. Osipova has been a passionate voice of dissent against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime. Her life as a radical began in 2002 after Moscow’s Dubrovka Theater hostage crisis during the Second Chechen War.

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