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March 05, 2012


Putin's Paid Flash Mob

After Vladimir Putin's speech after winning yesterday's presidential election "bands began to play and the people dispersed, some heading into the metro to receive payment for attending. Near the platform inside one station, about 100 people, mostly pensioners and college students, stood in line to receive 300 rubles each (about $10) for helping to fill the square," Time reports.

"The young man who was paying them declined to give his name, but he did not deny that the payments were in exchange for attending the 'concert' at the Kremlin walls."

Said the man: "It's a paid flash mob. What? It's normal."












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