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Thailand: 'Sex gurus' acquited of 'illegal work' charges ahead of prostitution trial01:57

Thailand: 'Sex gurus' acquited of 'illegal work' charges ahead of prostitution trial

Thailand, Pattaya
April 17, 2018 at 10:46 GMT -00:00 · Published

Seven Russian and Belarusian citizens, arrested on charges of illegally holding a sex training course, were acquitted by the Pattaya Provincial Court on Tuesday.The court freed them from the accusation of working illegally in the country, but the Russians are due to reappear in court on April 24, on charges of prostitution.Among the detainees is Belarusian Anastasia Vashukevich, also known as Nastya Rybka, who gained attention by claiming she has recordings of high-ranking Russian officials discussing interference in the US elections.The defendants are facing charges of up to 10 years of imprisonment.

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Seven Russian and Belarusian citizens, arrested on charges of illegally holding a sex training course, were acquitted by the Pattaya Provincial Court on Tuesday.The court freed them from the accusation of working illegally in the country, but the Russians are due to reappear in court on April 24, on charges of prostitution.Among the detainees is Belarusian Anastasia Vashukevich, also known as Nastya Rybka, who gained attention by claiming she has recordings of high-ranking Russian officials discussing interference in the US elections.The defendants are facing charges of up to 10 years of imprisonment.

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