All Posts Tagged With: "Yury Samodurov"

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Organizers of ‘Forbidden Art’ Fined, Avoid Jail

The organizers of a Moscow exhibit of banned works of art have been convicted of inciting religious hatred and heavily fined, but managed to avoid a possible three-year prison term.

Jul 12, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Museum Director Charged Over Art Exhibit

Yury Samodurov, the director of the Andrei Sakharov Museum, has been indicted after investigators found that a 2007 art exhibit was aimed at “fueling hatred and enmity and humiliating people’s dignity based on their attitude toward religion.” Several other museum employees have also been summoned for questioning.

May 8, 2008 | Continued