A bare-breasted woman wearing a sheep hat greeted male arrivals from Baku to Kyiv’s international airport this week in a bizarre stand against the perceived promotion of sex tourism in Ukraine by Azerbaijan’s state-owned Buta Airways.
Femen, a radical Ukrainian feminist movement known for going topless against patriarchy, claimed responsibility for the October 24 “sexy sheep” attack. In Femen’s own words, “the seductive sheep” was there to remind prospective sex tourists from the sheep-breeding Caucasus country of “traditional ways to satisfy shepherds’ unbridled lust.”
One controversial online ad for flights between Baku and Kyiv on low-cost Buta Airways prompted the protest.
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