Moscow gallery closes US photography exhibit after protester throws urine

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Private art gallery shutters exhibit by Jock Sturges after pro-Kremlin senator said the images qualified as child abuse because they shown naked young girls

A private art gallery in Moscow has hastily closed down an exhibition of pictures by US photographer Jock Sturges after a pro-Kremlin senator labelled them child abuse images and a protester threw urine at some of the images.

Sunday’s incident at the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, a stone’s throw from the Kremlin, followed a series of earlier attacks by Russian Orthodox believers and nationalists on displays of modern art.

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