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Russian bikers: Freed from Iraq

­Maxim Ignatyev – Biker
Evgeny Vardanyants – Biker

A group of Russian bikers have become famous after being jailed in Iraq. Detained on visa forgery charges, they spent a week in prison, where they were allegedly beaten and threatened with the death penalty. How could this happen? Did they really enter Iraq with fake visas or was it a mistake? And what made them head out onto Iraqi roads? We'll ask one of the travelers, Maxim Ignatyev, and his uncle – Evgeny Vardanyants who helped organize the trip.

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