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Penalty for Russian who rats let go of in parliament of St.-Petersburg

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A young Russian was on Tuesday sentenced to a fine of 10,000 rubles (about 130 euro) because he, in november, two rats let loose in the regional parliament of St. Petersburg. The young man wanted to protest against ‘representatives ‘ who do nothing’.

The 23-year-old Ilya Mokhov was found guilty of ‘violating the rules for a meeting in a public place’, according to a court in St. Petersburg.

On Youtube published Mokhov a video of his action, and to the press, he had explained that he was the attention wanted to draw on the fact that the representatives of the people of his district ‘do nothing’, ‘they do nothing for the residents’. “They have nothing, they even speak with the residents, no one knows them.”

According to the local press, the rats were never found.

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