Artist Flees Russia After Painting Putin In Lingerie

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August 29, 2013 AT 6:30 AM
The Guardian reports a Russian artist whose paintings depicted Russian President Vladimir Putin wearing women's lingerie and brushing the hair of his prime minister, has fled the country. Authorities have also removed four of the paintings by Konstantin Altunin from St. Petersburg's Museum of Power, which had put on the "Leaders" exhibition.