Sylvester Stallone's Russian art show hit by communist protests

Nov 01, 2013, 00:29 IST | ANI

Sylvester Stallone's art show in in St. Petersburg's State Russian Museum has opened up amidst communist protest, it has been revealed.

A collection of Stallone''s paintings has graced the show as per schedule, irrespective of the opposition from the local political parties, Contactmusic reported.

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone

Leningrad’s Communist Party had earlier released a statement saying that for those born and raised in the Soviet Union, “Rambo/Stallone” will always be an embodiment of Cold War and the US military machine.

The statement said that the character represents someone who kills countless Soviet soldiers and our Vietnamese comrades, a maniacal fighter against the so-called “red threat”.

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