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How Banksy bailed out Russian graffiti artists Voina

Banksy had bailed two members of the Russian arts collective Voina ("War") out of a horrific St Petersburg prison, where they were being held indefinitely awaiting trial. Voina is known for many provocative pieces, including the giant penis painted on a drawbridge facing secret police headquarters. Leonid Nikolayev and Oleg Vorotnikov and Oleg's wife have since been cruelly beaten by secret policemen who also brutalized Oleg's toddler, Casper. The pair now face punitive psychotherapy, a practice widely feared in the Soviet era, when dissidents were committed to ghastly asylums.


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At 2:20pm on March 3, 2011, Alyssa Anda said…
Hi Ivelin! I would love to approve the video you shared, however you have to use the old embed code. Otherwise, I would share it through my profile. I would love for you to receive credit though. Let me know if you need any help.

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