In this photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2012, artist Inna Shmelyova, second right, speaks to a visitor at the opening of an exhibition at Moscow's Manezh hall , Russia. Shmelyova was one of the ... more 
In this photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2012, artist Inna Shmelyova, second right, speaks to a visitor at the opening of an exhibition at Moscow's Manezh hall , Russia. Shmelyova was one of the artists whose works were banned by Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev at a similar 1962 exhibition at the Manezh hall. Fifty years later, some of the banned canvases are on display again at the same Manezh hall _ at a time when critics compare Khruschev's ban to recent charges against the Pussy Riot band and artists whose paintings have angered the Kremlin and Russia’s dominant Orthodox Church.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alexander Zemlianichenko
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 4:28 AM EST