Tagansky district court in Moscow sentenced penalties organizers of the exhibition "Forbidden Art".
Earlier Monday, the former director of the Sakharov Museum Yuri tyrant and curator of the last exhibition in 2007 Andrei Erofeev were found guilty of incitement to hatred on religious grounds.
One of the pictures in the exhibition "Forbidden Art"
It is reported that, according to the court, the tyrant has to pay a fine of 200 thousand (About 6.5 million U.S. dollars), Erofeev — 150,000 rubles (about 4.8 million dollars). The prosecution asked to sentence him to three years in prison each.
In 2006 the exhibition "Forbidden Art" was collected works, taken from shows for censorship reasons. These works could only see through the holes in the wall that separated them from the audience: so the organizers made it clear that the exposure gyaldets Only those who really want this. The case originated in an application Orthodox nationalist organization "People's Council", which among other things has angered picture, which Jesus is depicted with the head of Mickey Mouse.
The organizers are going to appeal the decision.
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