29 Nov '13, 3pm

Louis Vuitton Faces Sanctions Over Giant Trunk on Red Square

Louis Vuitton Faces Sanctions Over Giant Trunk on Red Square

MOSCOW, November 29 (RIA Novosti) – An administrative case has been launched over a giant Louis Vuitton suitcase-shaped pavilion recently installed in the middle of Moscow’s Red Square, Russian officials said Friday. A spokeswoman for the Moscow government’s authority overseeing the use of state-owned non-residential real estate said the French fashion house faces “penal sanctions” for illegal use of land. Measuring 30 meters (100 feet) long and nine meters (30 feet) high and adorned with the Louis Vuitton logo, the gargantuan trunk was due to house a "Soul of Travel" exhibition organized by the designer goods company from December 2 to January 19. It was not immediately clear which department of the city government had given the company permission to erect the pavilion. Earlier, a Kremlin source told journalists that the presidential administration had not agreed to its c...

Full article: http://en.ria.ru/russia/20131129/185143796/Louis-Vuitton-...

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