Russia Update: FSB Seals Entrance of Lubyanka as Artist Pavlensky Awaits Determination of His Case

November 10, 2015
Workers seal the entrance of the FSB building on Lubyanka Square, home to Russia's intelligence agencies for more than a century, following the staging of a fire in protest against government oppression by artist Pyotr Pavlensky. Photo by

Workers have sealed the entrance of the Lyubanka, the building that has housed Russia’s secret police for nearly a century, following an act of protest staged by artist Pyotr Pavlensky.

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