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    How the times have changed! Once praised as an opponent of the Russian state, "artist" Petr Pavlensky is now facing charges for setting a French bank's door on fire in Paris - the same "performance" he put on in Moscow when he burned down the door of the Federal Security Service.

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    Petr Pavlensky has been taken to a mental facility of police in the French capital. It seems the attitude to setting a door on fire could be different from condemnation and anger only in one case — when the door is of someone else.

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