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LSDUZ Chaika and IFYAU9 Chaika The sons of Russia's attorney general were renamed to random numbers and letters. And it's stupid funny.

Source: Meduza

Earlier this week, anti-corruption activist Alexey Navalny published evidence that Russia's Federal Service for State Registration (“Rosreestr”) modified real-estate records to disguise the identities of owners of a string of luxury properties throughout the country. In at least a dozen cases, the names of Russian Attorney General Yuri Chaika's two sons, Artem and Igor, have been replaced with a combination of letter and numbers: “LSDUZ” (ЛСДУ3) and “IFYAU9” (ЙФЯУ9), respectively. The documents look ridiculous, but they're real. Even more amusing are the jokes this news has inspired on Twitter. Meduza highlights a few of the best comments (that aren't totally lost in translation from Russian).

I couldn't resist. #Chaika #LSDUZ [Image reads: “What do you call your son?” “LSDUZ.” ~SOMEWHERE IN THE DEPTHS OF THE RUSSIAN ATTORNEY GENERAL'S HEADQUARTERS~]
“If the boys use their names, a man can find out where their property is.” “The boys have no names.” [This is a reference to Jaqen H'ghar from Game of Thrones.]
Rosreestr has renamed Chaika's sons LSDUZ and IFYAU9. “LSDUZ, but you can just call me LSD.”
Yuri Chaika and his wife couldn't agree on how to name their kids, so they used an [online] name generator. That's how they ended up with LSDUZ and IFYAU9.
Soon Forbes' list of Russian billionaires is going to look like this: (1) TsPYK6, (2) RUIZh9, (3) FRKI4, and so on.
—Name? —IFYAU9. —You a Greek or something?
Photo on front page: Kaluga oblast governor's press office / Dmitry Korotaev / Kommersant
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