In St. Petersburg, activists fired at the statue of the head of the Kremlin in one of the shopping centers. Putin is there in the image of the Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus.
The incident became known on June 19. The statue was fired upon with paintball guns, according to Russian media.
Circumstances of the incident
Putin dressed as a Roman emperor – one of the nine statues on the facade of the Evropa shopping center in St. Petersburg. Actually, the statue is a symbol of one of the 9 Russian cities and was created in honor of Octavian Augustus, but the locals clearly saw the head of Putin's Kremlin in the statue.
The activists who shelled the statue call themselves the “Committee of Republican-Socialists”.
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