Russian Climbers Could Face Years in Jail For Ukraine Flag on Stalinist Building

August 20, 2014 1:20 PM

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Four people who climbed a Moscow skyscraper on Wednesday and attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire have been charged with vandalism and may face three years in jail.

Residents of Moscow's Taganka district woke up Wednesday morning to find a Ukrainian flag attached to the Soviet star on the spire of one of the area's iconic Stalin buildings.

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