Vladimir Putin effigies burned at Lewes Bonfire Night

Russian President portrayed in a mankini atop a tank, and standing in the wreckage of MH17

Vladimir Putin effigies burned at Lewes Bonfire Night as the ‘new cold war’ starts to heat up
(source: The Independent – Thursday 06 November 2014)

Two effigies of Vladimir Putin were burned last night in the Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations, as the East Sussex town continued its tradition of sparking no small amount of controversy for another year.

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The annual bonfire night procession is held by the Lewes Bonfire Societies

An effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin is paraded through the streets of Lewes in Sussex, on November 5, 2014

An effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin is paraded through the streets of Lewes in Sussex, on November 5, 2014