#TrashBucketChallenge Lands Ukraine Politicians in Dumpsters

PHOTO: Vitaliy Zhuravsky, a pro-Russian member of Ukrainian parliament, was thrown into a garbage bin by protesters.PlayAPTN
WATCH Lawmaker Taken Out With the Trash in Ukraine

Ukrainians frustrated with the government are trashing local politicians -- literally.

Last month, a group of protesters tossed lawmaker Vitaly Zhuravsky into a dumpster, holding him down and tossing a car tire and water onto him before he escaped. Zhuravsky was a supporter of ousted, pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovich.

Now, even more politicians are landing in the trash, and people have turned the attacks into a social movement with the hashtag #TrashBucketChallenge.

Watch Mob Throw Ukrainian Lawmaker in Dumpster

Several videos have been posted on Twitter and YouTube in recent weeks purporting to show Ukrainian politicians getting thrown in a dumpster.

But protesters, be warned: It looks like you're competing with another #TrashBucketChallenge, in which participants clean up litter and garbage.

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