Models detained for a nude photo session on the balcony of a skyscraper in Dubai took part in a similar photo session a month and a half ago. Reported by The Sun.
According to the publication, the girls detained in the UAE took part in a candid photo session at the Ukrainian ski resort of Bukovel. Then they were filmed against the background of the mountains and in the pool.
The Sun reports that the organizer of the photo shoot in Ukraine was businessman Vitaly Grechin, it took place at a party in honor of his 41st birthday.
In early April, Dubai police detained participants in the filming after a video of posing naked girls appeared on social networks.
According to local law, the models faced up to six months in prison and a fine of 5 thousand dirhams (more than $ 1390), and the organizer of the shooting – a longer term and a fine of up to 500 thousand dirhams (more than $ 138 thousand).
At first, RIA Novosti, citing preliminary data from the Russian Consulate General in Dubai, announced the arrest of eight Russian citizens, but later Russian Vice-Consul Ivan Gubanov told RBC that only one Russian was detained. According to the Governor of the Ivanovo Region Stanislav Voskresensky and the Involta company, this is the founder of the company, Alexey Kontsov.
Initially, 40 people were reported to have been detained. The Russian Consulate General RIA Novosti later clarified that a total of 12 girls were detained.
The emirate government later announced that the detainees would be deported from the United Arab Emirates.