Stodgy Dictator Sends KGB To Squash Ice Bucket Challenge

Rachel Stoltzfoos Staff Reporter
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Belarusian dictator Aleksandr Lukashenko was ticked off when some kid nominated him for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, so he sent the KGB to handle the video.

A young student nominated Lukashenko to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig’s disease in a video posted to a Russian social media website on Aug. 24, reports Foreign Policy magazine. A few days later, he was summoned to the local youth affairs office to discuss the video with his parents, the police and his school officials.

He was accused of going “against the president” and threatened with a fine if he did not immediately remove the video. Later, his family discovered the Belorussian KGB was behind the meeting and had contacted the local police.

The challenge has apparently evolved in Belarus, because the boy dumps not one, but three buckets of ice water on his head in the video. (RELATED: The Ice Bucket Challenge Is Actually A Satanic Ritual)


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