A shocking pupil who walked bare down the freezing streets
of Russia in protest over the price of residing underneath Vladimir
Putin has change into an web sensation.
Liana Klevtsova wore nothing however a pair of pink stilettos as she
posed exterior a financial institution, filling up her automobile at a petroleum station
and driving a bus in her dwelling metropolis.
Photographs of the 19-year-old, baring all in the course of the bitter
Siberian winter for the marketing campaign in opposition to Putin’s monetary
insurance policies, have gone viral.
Within the photographs, the aspiring catwalk mannequin is pictured exterior a
department of Sberbank holding a passport and papers with the
caption ‘I’ve paid off my mortgage’.
In one other nonetheless, she is pictured totally nude filling up her
massive off-road automobile subsequent to a person who’s semi-clothed, filling
up his smaller automobile.
Liana appeared in three adverts protesting in opposition to excessive
mortgage charges, spiralling gasoline prices and extortionate journey
bills on public transport within the nation.
The blonde magnificence, who as soon as graced the duvet of Vogue journal,
was totally fronting the Golaya Pravda (Bare Fact) marketing campaign.
She informed the Siberian Occasions: “We wished to ship this constructive
message to those that nothing can deliver us down, and the
distinction of winter and bare physique, we needed to present it.
“Persons are not able to combat to decrease gasoline costs. It is
simpler for them to purchase a smaller automobile.”
The typical month-to-month wage in Putin’s Russia is simply 25,000
roubles – £300.
The protest group is offended about annual mortgage charges within the
nation, which have risen to as much as 18 per cent, and rising
petrol costs, which presently exceed 40 roubles (35p) per