Belarusians Strip Naked after Accidental Order from Their Dictator

No, this isn't a scene from the Neatorama corporate office (although that's a reasonable guess). It's from Belarus. Recently, Alexander Lukashenko, the dictator of that nation, accidentally said at a conference that citizens should "get undressed and work." The Telegraph reports:

“Innovations, IT technologies, privatisation — it is all clear. We’ve conquered all of them. But in the end, it is very simple: one should get undressed and work,” the leader told a conference in Minsk last week.

Analysts of Russian say that the 61-year-old Mr Lukashenko probably meant to say “develop” instead of strip off, as the two verbs sound very similar.

Belarusians snapped to attention and did precisely that. They got naked, then got to work (or possibly the reverse), and posted images of the results on social media. There's a hashtag on Instagram to that effect that is just barely compliant with Instagram's no-nudity rule.

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