The book has created a wave of excitement and has created new debates within contemporary Ukrainian culture. After the collapse of the prudish communist regime, the Ukrainian nation is slowly but surely ridding itself of its past hang-ups and complexes. At pages in length and filled with over images — which are sometimes quite graphic — the book will surely shock, open minds and spark discussions. Unlike many societies that have long taken artistic freedom for granted, in Ukraine nude photography has a very different meaning.
Ukrainian police make naked man stand in snow, take pictures | Toronto Sun
Get the biggest daily news stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Video Loading Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now This shocking video shows the moment riot police in Ukraine forced a protester to strip naked and stand shivering in the snow while they took photos of him as temperatures plunged to C. Ukrainska Pravda published the video, which appeared to show a man aged around 40 standing near a police bus. The film shows the unidentified protester being forced to pose holding a piece of metal tubing while a police officer takes a picture saying, "a photo for the memory books". The man is then allowed on to the bus but as he climbs on board, another officer is shown kicking him in the leg. Ukraine police later apologised for their actions and said they were launching an investigation into the incident. A riot policeman is targeted in Kiev Image:
Ukrainian police make naked man stand in snow, take pictures
Ukraine's deputy speaker Irina Gerashchenko said: The pictures of Ms Deeva are a mixture of artistic left and jokey right, with spaghetti dangling from her mouth but were not removed from social media after her appointment as a minister 'Nor is the question about hypocrisy, which, like sexism, we really should overcome together. The question is about violation of procedures,' added Ms Gerashchenko. She claimed the deputy minister was appointed 'without any competition' and her official CV contains 'wrong data'. Journalist Konstantin Stogny wrote: