ST. PETERSBURG, November 17 (RIA Novosti) - The leader of Ukraine's radical feminist movement FEMEN, Anna Hutsol, has been denied entry to Russia, officials at Russia's Pulkovo airport confirmed on Friday.
"She is denied entry, the 11 o clock flight will take her back to Paris, her point of departure for her flight to St. Petersburg," the border service official said.
He noted that Hutsol had not been arrested, but declined to offer any detail as to the reasons for denying her entry.
In October police in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev questioned Hutsol over the activists' chainsaw attack on a wooden cross in the city center. Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych said that the country's law enforcement system must be respond firmly to such acts.
FEMEN activists have carried out semi-naked or topless protests in Ukraine and worldwide in support for women's rights.
The fact of registration and authorization of users on Sputnik websites via users’ account or accounts on social networks indicates acceptance of these rules.
Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. Users are obliged to speak respectfully to the other participants in the discussion, readers and individuals referenced in the posts.
The websites’ administration has the right to delete comments made in languages other than the language of the majority of the websites’ content.
In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited.
A user comment will be deleted if it:
The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected.
Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at email@example.com
The letter must contain:
If the moderators deem it possible to restore the account / unlock access, it will be done.
In the case of repeated violations of the rules above resulting in a second block of a user’s account, access cannot be restored.
To contact the team of moderators, write to firstname.lastname@example.org