One of the candidates to the post of people's deputies in the city of Zaporozhye (Ukraine) Yelena Solod performed a strip-tease during her pre-election appearance on TV. It was a peculiar pre-election campaign of a 28-year-old woman. She told journalists: "I have mirrored a real life without any embroidering or hypocrisy. I am natural, I try to relax and it gives me pleasure." The candidate says, if she wins the elections, she will work on legalization of marijuana and prostitution. The regional election committee does not consider the televised strip-tease to be scandalous, as the law provides for no prohibition to erotic propaganda.
Leaflets with the nude candidate have already appeared in Zaporozhye. Candidate Yelena Solod is famous for her scandalous actions. Last year after the Sept.11 terror attacks she wanted to assume the name of Osama bin Laden. But the claim was rejected.
The remarks from the Pope came as "a very strong step towards degradation," "given the rather massive nature of homosexuality" among the Catholic clergy.