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Ukrainian women’s movement boycotts Russian penises

Ukrainian women’s movement boycotts Russian penises

Ukrainian women’s movement boycotts Russian penises
“Don’t Give It to a Russian”

Surprisingly, this does not seem to be a FEMEN project. But it does have a Facebook Page and merchandise (below).

Ukrainian women’s movement boycotts Russian penises

Unsurprisingly, this meme has provoked negative reaction in Russia, with Egor Prosvirnin, chief editor of the Russian nationalist website Sputnik & Pogrom, calling the women behind it “prostitutes.” (You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.)

Will this modern Lysistrata protest make any difference in the Ukrainian sovereignty crisis? Doubtful. But that hand gesture is sure to provoke conversation.

Advertiser:
Don’t Give It to a Russian
Source:
The Atlantic

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