On Sunday evening, a video of more than a dozen women posing in the nude went viral on social media when a resident of a Dubai skyscraper filmed the group from another building in the posh Marina neighborhood. The individuals involved will be deported from the United Arab Emirates. No further comment shall be made on the matter. A few days later, the Dubai government's media office revealed that the girls would be spared prison, and would simply be deported from the United Arab Emirates UAE. While the full list of the group's nationality hasn't been released, statements from diplomats in the country suggest that 12 of the arrested girls were from Ukraine, with the photographer coming from Russia. Previously, online outlets reported that the entire group came from former Soviet Union nations, including Belarus and Moldova.
Models detained in Dubai for flouting public decency laws are from former Soviet states, it has emerged. They are all understood to be from Russia, Belarus and Moldova - with 11 confirmed as Ukrainian by the country's foreign ministry. A Russian man who was detained as an organiser of the 'lewd' shoot on a balcony in the United Arab Emirates has been identified by the Moscow media as Alexey Kontsov, It is understood he told police he was in a nearby apartment and had filmed the spectacle showing the naked women. He claims to have then made the 'fatal mistake' of sharing the explicit video, a potential crime in the UAE. Russian media outlet Life - a media group controlled by Vladimir Putin's suspected partner and former Olympic gymnast Alina Kabaeva - reported some 40 models were involved in a project which has caused major upset in Dubai. Fewer were visible on the naked rear picture that sparked fury in the UAE. It could lead to large fines or six months in jail for those who took part. In this picture, at least 19 women can be seen preparing for the naked shoot, which was reportedly for an Israeli porn site. The second image shows nine nude women standing on a balcony in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, one clothed woman is pictured sitting inside on a sofa.
Russian arrested for filming naked women on Dubai balcony. Top Searches Richest Country in the World. Joe Biden. Antony Blinken. Biden Xi Meeting. Kyle Rittenhouse. This story is from April 6, Dubai police announced they had arrested a group on debauchery charges over the video showing naked women posing in broad daylight on a balcony overlooking the upscale Marina neighborhood.
The women were from Ukraine while the Russian man is said to be head of an information technology firm. Police in Dubai have arrested 11 Ukrainian women and a Russian man for their involvement in a nude photo shoot on a high-rise balcony in the city, authorities said, after the footage went viral and prompted a crackdown in the Gulf Arab sheikhdom. The nude photo shoot scandal comes just days before Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar, and as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky lands in nearby Doha, Qatar, for an official state visit. Over the years, Dubai increasingly has promoted itself as a popular destination for Russians on holiday. More than a dozen women appeared in the video and the nationalities of the others arrested were not immediately known. It is not the first time that foreign social media influencers, amateur and pro, have drawn unwanted scrutiny in the United Arab Emirates.