Artist-actionist Pavlensky was detained in Paris

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a Russian artist-actionist Peter Pavlensky was detained in Paris with a friend, reports the edition “Arguments and facts”.

the Occasion was the participation in the fight, which took place on 31 December in the house of his lawyer, the TV channel BFM. The case was opened for a collective and intentional infliction of violence with a weapon. It is noted that the detention is not associated with the publication of intimate video with the alleged participation of ex-the presidential candidate of the party of France, mayor of Paris Benjamin Hryvnia.

because of the publication of the video Hryvnia refused to participate in the elections. A link to the resource, which was also posted correspondence, Pavlensky posted on his page in Facebook. Granted political asylum in France, the artist claims that the politician had sent the video to the girl. Later the site was blocked, but Pavlensky said that he will be restored.

Explaining the motives actionist noted that thus wanted to show the “hypocrisy” Grivot, who built his campaign on the protection of family values. The Minister of internal Affairs of France Christophe Castaner pointed out that publication of this video without the author’s consent is a criminal offence for which you could face two years in prison and a fine.

In October 2017 Pavlensky burned the entrance to the Bank building at the Paris Bastille. As a result, in January 2019 he was given two years probation.

the Paris Court recognized Turkey guilty in the arson of the Bank and was left at liberty,

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