Neo-Soviet Russia Abolishes Art
Once again, Russia has proven beyond any shadow of doubt that it is a barbaric, uncivilized country. And that it is utterly bereft of shame.
Last Monday, a Russian court handed down criminal convictions against a pair of artists for doing nothing more than displaying art. The AP reports: “Art expert Andrei Yerofeyev and former museum director Yury Samodurov were fined respectively 200,000 rubles ($6,483) and 150,000 rubles ($4,862) but escaped jail sentences.”
That’s right: They’re lucky, because while they were fined nearly a year’s average wages they didn’t actually have to go to jail.