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Pyotr Pavlensky has, in his latest publicity stunt, set fire to the front door of the headquarters of the FSB, the Russian secret service formerly known as the KGB. He could face up to five years in Jail, and is looking at charges of arson.

Undoubtedly people have seen and read about this dangerous publicity stunt in various publications, however, we’re really not sure if this is performance art, or suicide by cop. Here’s the video, make your own mind up. The video is accompanied with a message which reads, “The FSB acts using a method of unending terror and holds power over 146 million people.”


Врата ада не горят from nonamenko on Vimeo.

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Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee founded his antique business in 1994. Having bought his first Antique piece at the tender age of eleven, it has since then been his passion for Antiques, Fine Art, and aesthetically beautif...