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Ukraine frees student who fried eggs on war memorial

Friday July 01, 2011 08:41:45 AM, RIA Novosti

Kiev: A Ukrainian court Thursday released on parole a student held for frying eggs and sausages on an eternal flame commemorating soldiers who died in World War II.

Bratstvo (Brotherhood) nationalist party member Anna Sinkova, 20, was arrested in March after she fried eggs and sausages in Kiev's Park of Glory in protest against the large sums spent by the government to maintain the monument.

"For 53 years, a precious natural gas has been aimlessly burned out near the Obelisk of Glory in Kiev," the Bratstvo party said on its website. "This pleasure costs taxpayers about 300,000 hryvnias ($37,000) a month. And this is only one of hundreds, if not thousands of eternal flames across the country."

Under the parole conditions, Sinkova is not allowed to leave Ukraine.


 


 

 


 

 

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