If You Twerk in Russia, They Will Probably Throw You in Jail

Putin’s strange, ongoing war against booty-shaking.

If you’re a flashy dancer, now might not be the best time to visit Russia. Recently a group of “aspiring pop stars” got down and twerk-y in front of a pivotal war memorial in Novorissiysk and found themselves detained by authorities, fired from their jobs, and expelled from school.

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