NOW THAT’S COMMITMENT: Russian Artist Nails His Testicles to Street in Red Square in Protest of Kremlin

Published on November 11, 2013

A Russian performance artist stripped naked and nailed his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone  in protest against the Kremlin’s crackdown on political rights. 

Eye-watering footage shows artist Pyotr Pavlensky sitting naked outside Lenin’s Mausoleum in Moscow, Russia, before police covered him with a blanket.

The state-run RIA Novosti news agency said Pavlensky was taken to a police station after being  treated in a central Moscow clinic.

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