Painting of Putin in pants controversy
- Published: 3 Sep 2013 at 21.34
- Online news:
Moscow ― Russian police on Tuesday twice detained the director of a St Petersburg museum that was raided last week for showing a painting of President Vladimir Putin in women's underwear.
A visitor looks at an artwork representing Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev by artist Konstantin Altunin during the "Leaders" exhibition in St. Petersburg on August 21, 2013. (AFP photo)
Tatyana Titova was first taken to a police station at 4 am, together with three colleagues, Alexander Donskoi, the curator of the Museum of Power, told the Interfax news agency.
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