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RIA Novosti: Activists under administrative arrest for topless stunt

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March 5, 2012, 7:20 a.m. |

A magistrate’s court in Moscow sentenced three activists of Ukraine’s Femen movement to administrative arrests.

A magistrate’s court in Moscow sentenced three activists of Ukraine’s Femen movement to administrative arrests for a semi-nude scene at a polling station in Moscow, a court spokeswoman said. Just minutes after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila left a polling station at the Russian Academy of Sciences in south-west Moscow, three topless women with the words “I steal for Putin” painted on their breasts burst into the polling station shouting anti-government slogans.

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