Pyotr Pavlensky

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Activists in Russia Institutionalized

Pavlensky’s first psychiatric evaluation took place at the Serbsky Center, where, according to The Observer, people who opposed the Soviet regime were regularly diagnosed with psychological disorders due to their views. Analysts fear that this may mean a resurgence of the past. Pavlensky himself believes that, “The Investigative Committee wants to demonstrate that I am crazy and to show their own craziness.”

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