With its metal staircase, brick walls and bubble chairs, Project Network’s office could easily be mistaken for a Silicon Valley start-up.
But this creative hub offers space, workshops and guidance to a specific group: pro-Kremlin Russian youths.
President Vladimir Putin is central to the group’s ideology, and his presence is hard to miss.
Young artists and designers use the modern loft space to work under Putin’s watchful eye: The Russian leader stares from a painted portrait hanging above the stairs..
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