Radical protest artist Pyotr Pavlensky flees from Russia to France

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Pavlensky and his partner Oksana Shalygina leave due to accusations of sexual assault, which they deny

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky, famous for radical performances denouncing state power that have landed him in jail in the past, has fled to France, where he will seek asylum.

In an interview in Paris, the artist who memorably once nailed his scrotum to Red Square, said he fled Russia after he and his partner Oksana Shalygina were accused of sexual assault – allegations he denies.

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