Some weeks ago St Petersburg art-group Voina overturned a cop car in nine seconds. (more photos)


Two members of Voina – Leonid Nikolayev and Oleg Vorotnikov – are now in a St Petersburg jail for 2 months, awaiting trial for “aggravated hooliganism” pitched as a hate crime on cops. Voina understands the $3,500 fine in damaging the police cruiser, but 7 years in the inhuman conditions of a Russian prison seems like disproportionate personal vengeance.

(For everyone who wants to help: Free Voina)

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