Russian exhibit angers some at rights conference

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ukrainian delegates to an international security conference in Warsaw this week complained about a Russian photo exhibition depicting the war in Ukraine from a Russian perspective.

Ukrainian Embassy spokeswoman Yulia Borodiy said Friday that it was "yet another example of the cynical information warfare that Russia is waging against Ukraine."

The photos were taken by Andrei Stenin, a Russian who was killed in August while being embedded with the pro-Russian rebels.

They were displayed at Warsaw's Sofitel Victoria hotel, near an area where the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe convened for a two-week conference. The photos went up Tuesday and were removed Thursday, a day earlier than planned, after the Ukrainians complained.

A spokesman for the OSCE said the organization refused Russia's request to display the photos within the conference area. Russia then rented a space for the exhibition.

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