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Mosaic glorifying Crimea annexation ditched from new Russian cathedral

Kremlin distances itself from artwork of Putin and other officials after leaked photographs prompt ridiculeA mosaic depicting Vladimir Putin and other top Russian officials will not be mounted in the Russian military’s new megachurch, a senior church official has said, after leaked photos of the artwork prompted public ridicule and received little Kremlin support.Photographs of the mosaic, leaked by the MBKh News website last week, showed Putin, his defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, and other politicians and top brass in a crowd of people rallying in support of the 2014 annexation of Crimea. A missing panel, photographed separately, shows several women …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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