Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was charged with vandalism for setting fire to the main doors of the headquarters of the Federal Security Service on 9 November. On 26 January he was detained in a psychiatric hospital in Moscow and is being denied access to his lawyer and the outside world. His wife fears for his health.
On 3 February the Tagansky district court in Moscow extended his detention to 5 March. (Photo: Aleksandr Zhunev)
Amnesty International has a report and calls for appeals before 24 March.