Visitors looks at a monitor showing the damaged painting “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581” at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow on Monday. Photo: EPA

Russian art gallery seeks alcohol ban after vodka-fuelled vandal’s attack on masterpiece

The attack on Ilya Repin’s painting of Ivan the Terrible, by a man wielding a metal pole, raises serious questions about how Russia is protecting its cultural treasures

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Visitors looks at a monitor showing the damaged painting “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581” at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow on Monday. Photo: EPA
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