Benjamin Griveaux at the Théâtre du Gymnase in Paris, November 26, 2019. - ISA HARSIN / SIPA

Alexandra de Taddeo, the companion of Russian artist Piotr Pavlenski, was indicted on Tuesday and placed under judicial supervision in the case of intimate videos which prompted Benjamin Griveaux to give up trying to run for mayor of Paris, a announced his lawyer.

The Paris public prosecutor's office opened two judicial reports against the Russian artist, the first for violence committed with a weapon on December 31 and the second - which also targets his partner Alexandra de Taddeo - for the dissemination of intimate videos of Benjamin Griveaux.

Piotr Pavlenski's detention on remand was requested by the prosecution for the violence committed on New Years Eve, the latter announced.


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