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by | 1st, October 2004

‘SWEARING young Russians are proving a money-spinner for authorities in Belgorod, on Russia’s border with Ukraine.

Thanks to the introduction of a ban on swearing in public – part of a cleaner-living programme for the region’s young folk – the cash has been rolling in with spot fines of up to 1,500 roubles for offenders.

The total collected in two months up to mid-September came to more than 510,000 roubles. Which is loads of (insert expletive) money.’

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