french republic :
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- Topless activist inspires France's new Marianne stamp
PARIS (Reuters) - A postage stamp depicting France's cultural symbol Marianne has touched off a flurry of controversy after one of its creators revealed it was inspired by a topless feminist activist who hacked down a Christian cross in Kiev last year with a chainsaw. The new stamp depicts a youthful Marianne, a symbol of the French republic, wearing a Phrygian conical cap but does not show her ...
July 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News