29 Nov '13, 1pm

Giant Louis Vuitton Trunk Overshadowing Lenin Exits Red Square via @BloombergNews

Giant Louis Vuitton Trunk Overshadowing Lenin Exits Red Square via @BloombergNews

MOSCOW, Russia — Workers in orange jackets and cranes were busy today dismantling a giant suitcase erected by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA in the middle of Moscow’s Red Square after it sparked protests. The world’s largest maker of luxury goods bowed to demands to remove the replica of a wooden travel trunk adorned in Louis Vuitton’s trademark pattern and logo that was bigger than Lenin’s tomb. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the installation had offended people, while denying a report in the state-run RIA Novosti news service that the Kremlin had ordered it to be taken away. The pavilion, which commemorates the 120th anniversary of the adjacent GUM mall where Louis Vuitton has its flagship Russian store, is 30 meters (33 yards) long and 9 meters tall, according to the Paris-based company. The mausoleum where Bolshevik leader Lenin’s mummif...

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