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Banner Touting Vladimir Putin As 'Peacemaker' Hung From Manhattan Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A banner that appeared to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "peacemaker" was hung from the Manhattan Bridge Thursday afternoon.

Putin Banner On Manhattan Bridge

A banner touting Vladimir Putin as a "peacemaker" has been hung from the Manhattan Bridge. MORE:

Posted by CBS New York on Thursday, October 6, 2016

The banner, 20 feet by 30 feet, was draped from the northern walkway on the Brooklyn side of the bridge at around 2:30 p.m.

The banner was removed a short time later.

Officers are looking at surveillance video on and around the bridge to try to find whoever hung the banner.

There have been no arrests.


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