Action artist Pavel Krisevich tried to arrange a shooting on Red Square in Moscow, after which he was detained by the police. TASS was told about this by his lawyer Sergey Telnov.
“Krysevich fired one or two shots from a pistol in Red Square, after which he was detained by police and national guards. According to my information, he was taken to the Kitay-Gorod police department, where he is now,” said the lawyer. According to him, he does not yet know which gun his client had and where he got it from.
Earlier, Krysevich climbed into the barbed wire sphere on the Arbat and shouted political slogans. He was found guilty of committing an administrative offense under Part 1 of Art. 19.3 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation (“Disobedience to the lawful demand of a police officer”). He was sentenced to 14 days of administrative arrest. On November 5 last year, he held a rally in the Lubyanka, where he imitated a crucifixion. He was detained, the court found him guilty under Part 1 of Art. 19.3 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation and sentenced him to 15 days of administrative arrest. After these actions, he was expelled from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. In February, he filed a claim for reinstatement in the Gagarinsky Court of Moscow, but the court found the expulsion legal.