Gorbachev threw in a firecracker artist Pimenov beaten in Moscow


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Artist-actionist Dmitry Pimenov was in the hospital after the attack in Moscow. It is reported by REN TV on Wednesday, 8 may.

Pimenov was hospitalized in the Institute Sklifosovsky 5 may with a stab wound of the hand and abrasions of the face. The details of the attack are still unknown.

48-year-old Dmitry Pimenov — one of the founders of the art group “E. T. I.” He is known for provocative arts projects. In 1998, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the student revolution in Paris, together with like-minded Pimenov organized the construction barricade on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street close to the Kremlin.

In 2008, the artist has simulated the assassination of the first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev, throwing him a firecracker and wagging a BB gun. In 2011, during a rally in Bolotnaya square against election fraud in the State Duma Pimenov staged, tearing off the press card.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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