One of Gelendzhik deputy nominees is a former pimp
Artem Kapustin is 39.
Artem Kapustin, 39, has put forward his candidacy for the re-election to the City Council of Gelendzhik. He runs for multi-member constituencies No. 4 and 17, according to the website of the Central Election Commission of Russia.
According to the reports published, Kapustin has a criminal record. He served a term under part 1 of Art. 241 of the Criminal Code (Organization of prostitution) and was released in 2006.
Kapustin hails from the Magadan region, where he was raised and jailed., the unemployed candidate lives in the Ubykh farm of the city of Novorossiysk.
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