Volodarsky freed from remand prison

German-Ukrainian blogger Alexander "shiitman" Volodarsky
(http://shiitman.livejournal.com), who was remanded having imitated a sexual act in a protest action against Ukrainian "Commission on social morale" outside Ukrainian Rada (parliament) 2th of November, was released court pending 18th of December. He consider this as a result of an active support campaing -  now he is treating bronchitis he contacted in prison in Kiev, and preparing for the court which will not start before mid-January. Those of you who speak Russian may read more from blog of man himself, or for example an interview from website of another recently persecuted artist, Artyom Loskutov:

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