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Hitler Quotes in Buses

Perm prosecutors were looking into a peculiar advertising mishap that saw stickers with a quotation from Adolf Hitler posted in the city’s mass transit system earlier this month, Interfax reported Wednesday.

The quote read, “We will defeat Russia when Ukrainians and Belarussians will believe they aren’t Russians,” Kommersant reported Saturday.

The probe was opened at the request of the city administration, which supports the program to place stickers with quotations from well-known people in the city buses, but denied sanctioning the inclusion of Hitler’s quote.

The program’s coordinators told Kommersant, however, that City Hall authorized the use of the Hitler quote to “unify the Russian nation.”


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