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Russia Today: Making a boob? Femen topless protests go global

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Nov. 28, 2011, 10:09 a.m. |

Activists of Femen, a Ukrainian women movement, shout slogans and hold placards during their action in front of the Italian embassy in Kiev on November 14, 2011. The Femen activists mark the leave of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Editor's Note: The following story was published online by Russia Today, a Kremlin-funded information organization that has been
criticized for its anti-Western and anti-Ukrainian propaganda.


A naked woman in a city's central square is bound to attract attention, which is exactly what Ukraine’s Femen group is hoping for with a series of high-profile demonstrations against the abuse of women's rights which has made the news across Europe. And as RT found out, the Ukrainian feminists are ready to conquer new horizons. On a chilly morning in Kyiv, half-naked women in racing outfits drink champagne and chant slogans. This is how the Femen movement celebrated the resignation of Silvio Berlusconi. Several days prior to that, Femen were in Rome, lending their support for the anti-Berlusconi protests.

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