Elton John may have been tricked into thinking he spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin about gay rights this week, but Putin isn't safe from pranksters either.
Two mischievous Swedes travelled to the president's holiday island on the Russia-Finland border and recreated gay bar 'Blue Oyster' from the Police Academy films because, well, why not?
The men, a comedy hip hop duo who call themselves Far & Son, told Finnish news agency STT they pulled off the elaborate stunt as a protest against Russia's homophobic stance on gay rights.
They thought the island was also home to a lot of people who they thought would welcome a spot for "gay kisses, hand jobs and blow jobs".
Russian authorities have unsurprisingly failed to see the funny side and the duo have been threatened with three months in prison for trespassing and hooliganism.
But Far & Son are undeterred. Speaking to Aftonbladet the pair said:
...Someone will build this again with cement next year, then it will remain there forever.
The Blue Oyster will be the only thing you can see from the moon, apart from the Great Wall of China. They will never take us alive.
Bravo, gentlemen. Bravo.
H/T: The Guardian