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These men were lucky because they may have been subject to unwanted “sexy time” in Kazakhstan’s prison for denigrating the country.

CBS News:

Six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat” have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Sporting lime green “mankinis” and black wigs, the men had hoped to take a picture in front of the “I Love Astana” sign.

But local police took action, detaining them on Friday and fining them 22,500 tenge ($68) each for committing minor hooliganism, according to the Kazakh news website informburo.kz.


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62.4° N
49° E
94° E
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Astana, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan (KZ) is estimated to have a population of 17.8 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.6% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 1.5 million.