Digital Journal: Ukrainian student sentenced for frying eggs on Kyiv war memorial

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Oct. 9, 2012, 8:11 a.m. |

Anna Sinkova, a Ukrainian activist, was jailed for 2 years after she fried eggs over the eternal flame at a memorial to World War II veterans in Kyiv.

 A 21 year old Ukrainian student, Hanna Sinkova, has been found guilty of desecrating The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Dnieper Park, Kiev, Ukraine after using the eternal flame to fry eggs. Last Thursday, a Ukrainian court handed down a three year prison sentence, suspended for two years, to a student who used the eternal flame at the Kiev memorial to fried eggs, reports Reuters. Sinkova claimed in court that she was protesting at Ukrainian government policies.

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