Russia’s underground artists are pioneering new forms of risky,  highly public dissent, aimed at mocking Putin, Medvedev and the  political class.
Voina (“War”), a collective from St. Petersburg, is responsible for some  of the most daring art actions. “They declared a war,” Anna Nemtsova, Moscow correspondent for Newsweek, tells Studio 360’s Kurt Andersen, “to state corruption, injustice, and the political  regime.”
Last year Voina painted a 210-foot phallus on a drawbridge facing the Federal Security Bureau, the former KGB.

Russia’s underground artists are pioneering new forms of risky, highly public dissent, aimed at mocking Putin, Medvedev and the political class.

Voina (“War”), a collective from St. Petersburg, is responsible for some of the most daring art actions. “They declared a war,” Anna Nemtsova, Moscow correspondent for Newsweek, tells Studio 360’s Kurt Andersen, “to state corruption, injustice, and the political regime.”

Last year Voina painted a 210-foot phallus on a drawbridge facing the Federal Security Bureau, the former KGB.

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