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Russia's Hermitage receives official complaint over naked sculptures after suggestion kids could be ‘corrupted,' says museum head

3 days ago   |   By RT

The Hermitage Museum in Russia's Saint Petersburg has received an official complaint from a government agency suggesting that its nude sculptures may have a bad influence on children and might have to be put in an adult-only room.
That's according to Mikhail Piotrovsky, the museum's general director, who refused to name which official body asked the institution to round up its naked figures.
"I laughed once when someone told us: gather all your nude sculptures into one room and put up an '18+' sign so our children are not corrupted,” Piotrivsky said. “But now we have received an official...
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