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Statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin appears in New York City’s Central Park playground
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Statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin appears in New York City’s Central Park playground

A red sculpture portraying Russian President Vladimir Putin mounted on a war tank has been installed in a playground in New York City's famed Central Park.  Children play by a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank created by French artist James Colomina in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 2, 2022. ANDREW KELLY / REUTERS French artist James Colomina, who is known for placing his red statues in unconventional areas without prior announcement, created the piece, according to Reuters."This sculpture aims at denouncing the absurdity of war and at highlighting children's courage when faced with violent, catastrophic situations triggered by...