Russian Women Jailed for Twerking in Front of a War Memorial
A video of young women twerking has landed three people behind bars.
Three young women were sentenced to between 10 and 15 days in jail after they were found guilty of “hooliganism.” Two other women were also found guilty, but they will not go to jail due to poor health.
The controversial video (below) shows a group of women twerking in front of a World War II memorial on the Black Sea.
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This is a second twerking scandal in Russia in less than two weeks.
Investigators last week launched a probe into a dance school in the city of Orenburg after a YouTube video of female school girls dressed as bees and twerking in a sexually suggestive Winnie the Pooh routine sparked outrage. The dance school was temporarily shut down while officials in this southern city not far from the Kazakh border ordered an inspection of all dance schools in the region.
In 2013, pop singer Miley Cyrus creating a twerking controversy when she performed the move on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards with singer Robin Thicke.
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