Russia: Artyom Loskutov's Case

Foreign Policy Association's Russia blog – on Artyom Loskutov's case: “Largely ignored in the mainstream media, Loskutov’s summary arrest nearly a month ago and continued detention have electrified the Russian internet, overwhelming the social networking site Livejournal and setting off a hunger strike. Loskutov heads a left wing, situationist-style artist collective called ‘Babushka After the Funeral’, which uses irreverent pranks and roudy street performances to oppose the government’s trend towards cultural and political chauvinism.”

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