The artist-actionist Peter Pavlensky placed for ten days in a punishment cell of the SIZO “Butyrka”. This was announced on Friday, March 25, in Facebook his companion Oksana Shalygina.
According to her, the reason for the placement of a prisoner in solitary confinement has become his refusal to “cultivate the habit of mindless obey absurd rules created for the humiliation of the prisoners”. Shalygina also claims that the officer threatened to jail Pavlenkova “the deterioration of the conditions of prison life”, and promised that he “will die badly in the hole”.
Pavlensky was detained in Moscow on the night of November 9, 2015 after he set fire to the front door of the building of the FSB. The next day he was arrested, he was charged with vandalism on motives of ideological hatred (part 2 of article 214 of the criminal code).
According to the lawyer, the investigation considered that the artist, burning the door of a building of FSB of the Russian Federation, pursued “their political and social goals”. At the end of February 2016 Pavlensky was translated in “Butyrku” State scientific center of social and judicial psychiatry of a name Serbian, where he underwent a forensic psychiatric examination.