Russia outraged by giant Louis Vuitton suitcase

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    Politicians didn't like it, the public didn't like it, so the gigantic Louis Vuitton suitcase is being booted out of Red Square.

    The GUM department store on Red Square, which is responsible for 30-feet (nine meters) high and 100-feet (30-meters) long construction, promised in a statement released Wednesday that it would be dismantled.

    Politicians and public alike condemned the exhibit, a stone's throw from the tomb of communist leader Vladimir Lenin. State news agencies reported that the Kremlin had demanded the removal of the display.

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    Hmm, I wonder if Putin is considering using this LV luggage as a carry-on! ;)

    Given the history between France and Russia - from Napoleon to Faberge, it's no surprise that there just had to be a big "to-do" about this! :p

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