Odd News Roundup: Stalin-themed cafe in Moscow closed after public outcry

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 11-01-2021 02:37 IST | Created: 11-01-2021 02:28 IST
Odd News Roundup: Stalin-themed cafe in Moscow closed after public outcry
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Stalin-themed cafe in Moscow closed after public outcry

A shawarma shop in Moscow was forced to close a day after it opened following an outcry over its provocative Josef Stalin-themed branding, the shop's owner told Reuters on Saturday. The Stalin Doner shop featured a portrait of the controversial Communist leader above its front door. Inside, a man dressed in the Stalin-era security service uniform served customers meat wraps named after Soviet leaders.

(With inputs from agencies.)



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