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Russian Artist Faces Jail After Starting Fire at Security HQ

One of Russia's most radical political performance artists faces up to three years in jail after setting fire to the main entrance to the headquarters of the FSB security service, the successor to the Soviet-era KGB secret police. Police detained Pyotr Pavlensky in the early hours of Monday morning after he doused the main entrance of the building — a symbol of Communist-era repression and state authority for many Russians — with petrol and started a fire. Footage posted on a...

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