Posts Tagged ‘bloodhound gang’

August 2013

5 Ways to Get Yourself Banned From Russia (Photo Essay)

The Moscow Times

U.S. rock band Bloodhound Gang found itself unwelcome in Russia after one of its musicians shoved the Russian flag into the front of his pants and dragged it out the back during a concert in Ukraine.

But the rockers are not the first to get a frosty reception in Russia, which was known for being inhospitable to foreigners in Soviet times but still rejects visitors for a variety of reasons today.

Every country certainly has the right to decide which visitors it wants on its soil, but when it comes to Russia the rationale behind such decisions are not always clear.

Here’s a look at five ways to get yourself banned from Russia.

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