TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Detention and Imprisonment, Fair Trials • Europe, Russian Federation •
Good News! Russian Federation: Performance Artist Released from Prison (UA 34/16)
Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was released from prison on 8 June after almost seven months in custody. Pyotr Pavlensky was arrested on 9 November when he set fire to the wooden doors of the headquarters of the Federal Security Service in the capital Moscow.