The People's Republic of Luhansk's New Minister of Culture Is Tacky, Sometimes Topless
By Julia Ioffe 22 May 2014 www.newrepublic.com/article/117848/peoples-republic-luhansk-appoints-minister-culture
A few ministers have already recanted or denied knowing anything about their appointments — a development that some in Donetsk see as the sign of a turning tide — but they all pale in comparison to Irina Filatova, reportedly the new Minister of Culture for the People's Republic of Luhansk. You can see from her VKontakte page (VKontakte is Russia's version of Facebook) that she is the quintessence of culture, Athena incarnate.
Here she is, presented without commentary.
Don't you feel more cultured already? You do. Because cadres determine everything.
And three more photos, from the many in circulation, of Irina Filatova, Minister of Culture for the Putin-installed People's Republic of Luhansk: