A Bunch of Students Got In Trouble For Dancing In Their Underwear And Now It's A Huge Meme
After the video went viral, university officials said they won't expel the students. Probably NSFW.
Last week, this video of student pilots at the Ulyanovsk Institute of Civil Aviation started appearing across Russian social media.
When the video was published up by the Russian social network VK on Jan. 16 it quickly gained a huge amount of attention, racking up hundreds of thousands of views.
After the university head compared the students to activist group Pussy Riot, things started to spiral out of control.
As controversy around the video gathered steam, so did the number of videos in support of it. Like this one, by agricultural college students:
By Jan. 22, the cadets' video had been viewed more than 800,000 times on YouTube.