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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Opposition to the action ex-the Deputy of the Duma repeated in St. Petersburg 40 years later


Dissident, artist and former Deputy of the State Duma, Yuli Rybakov said in his Facebook about the repetition in Petersburg, unknown activists of his opposition campaign 40 years ago.


photo: facebook.com

Then, in 1976, he on the wall of Gosudarev Bastion of the Peter and Paul fortress has created a huge graffiti “You crucify freedom, but the human soul knows no shackles.”

As you write yourself Fishermen, the inscription was made by him and his friend O. Volkov, “in protest against the persecution of independent artists, ban our exhibitions, in memory of the dead at the hands of the KGB of the artist Eugene Rukhin.

In connection with the expansion of the Neva river the inscription was impossible to quickly remove and “gebnya tried to close the inscription lids of the coffins from a nearby shop”. The result of this action and other dissident art” Fishermen were sentenced to 6 years in strict regime colony in the Arctic circle.

Now, as he writes, attaching a photo of the inscription was repeated in almost the same place.

“Well, I can only say — it has not lost its relevance. New authors — bow,” — concludes the entry of Fishermen.

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