OREANDA-NEWS. In Dubai, 40 people were detained for taking pictures in the nude, including 8 Russians. This was reported at the Russian Consulate General to RIA Novosti.

Earlier, a video was posted on social networks where naked girls pose for a photographer on the balcony of one of the high-rise buildings in the Dubai Marina resort area.

As the interlocutor of the agency said: "We are currently waiting for full information from the Dubai police. It is preliminary known about the detention of eight citizens of the Russian Federation, including the initiator of the shooting, among 40 people. They turned to the Consulate General for help, but it is difficult to do anything here, article rather serious - for participating in lecherous actions. "

The Russian women detained in Dubai for filming in the nude face up to 6 months in prison, the instigator of the event - up to 1.5 years, the consulate general added.

"Participants in the photo shoot face up to six months in prison and a fine of five thousand UAE dirhams (about $ 1390) for each. The initiator of the event can face up to 1.5 years in prison and a fine of 50 thousand dirhams (about $ 14 thousand)," - said the interlocutor of the agency.

However, in connection with the onset of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the representative of the consulate general did not rule out that the participants in the nude photo session could be pardoned by the Emirati authorities.