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Meet Russia's 'Party of the Dead' free-speech activists | NBC Left Field

Meet Russia's 'Party of the Dead' free-speech activists | NBC Left Field
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Party of the Dead is a Russian art and protest group


Meet the members of the Party of the Dead, a Russian art and protest group.

A court in the country recently ordered one of the artworks made by a member to be destroyed — it marked the first time in recent memory that a piece of art was declared "treasonous," as it depicted President Vladimir Putin.

So what's it like being an artist in a country where freedom of expression is being suppressed through so-called anti-extremism laws?

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