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RUSSIAN TEACHER SACKED OVER INSTAGRAM SWIMSUIT PHOTOS Image caption Viktoria Popova did some plus-size modelling alongside teaching. Russian social media users have rallied in support of a teacher who lost her job after photos emerged of her in a swimsuit online. Viktoria Popova, 26, was sacked by School Number 7 in Omsk for "bringing her school and profession into disrepute", according to the Siberian Times . The decision to fire her was made after photos of her modelling swimwear were posted to Instagram, although they have since been deleted. You may also like:. Over 3,000 people have since shared photos of themselves wearing swimsuits to protest against the decision using the hashtag "teachers are people too". Full story

13 June