5 Russian Laws that Foreigners Might Find Absurd

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Russian lawmakers are proposing insane bills like to ban: McDonald’s, smoking for women under 40, rock music and treasure hunting. While some of the bills may not pass, others are likely to become a law. Below is a short list of recent actual regulations.


5. As of July 2014, a law came into force that bans the use of profanity in theaters, film and other cultural events. Russian bloggers are forbidden to use profanity as well. Offenders will face fines.

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4. In June 2013, Russia received international criticism for enacting an anti-gay law, which purportedly was to prevent distribution of “non-traditional sexual relationships” ideas among minors.

3. President Barack Obama is banned from entering Chechnya.

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2. It is illegal to drive a dirty car in the city of Chelyabinsk. Driving a dirty car can get you fined up to 2000 rubles (about $62).

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1. Sale, import and production of lace panties is prohibited. Allegedly, lace women underwear does not comply with technical requirements adopted in Russia.

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