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Ukraine Women Protesters Strip Off Over India Visa Rules


Femen activists have staged several "topless" protests on various issues in the past year.

Femen activists have staged several "topless" protests on various issues in the past year.

KYIV -- A Ukrainian women activist group has staged a protest action in front of the residence of India's Ambassador to Ukraine in Kyiv, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

Four topless Femen members were knocking on the doors of the Ambassador's residence shouting "Ukraine is not a brothel!"

Police detained all four. The demonstration came in response to reports in Indian media that Indian consular sections in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan had tightened visa application screening for women aged 15-40, to prevent the travel of sex workers to India.

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