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Chewbacca arrested for campaigning for Darth Vader in Ukraine

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ODESSA, Ukraine -

A man dressed as the famous Star Wars Wookiee Chewbacca was arrested in Ukraine for campaigning for Darth Vader on a local election day. While it's unclear why Chewie was throwing his support behind the Sith Lord, but he was taken into custody by local authorities.

As it turns out, it's illegal in Ukraine to campaign during an election day, regardless of whether you're in costume or not.

The costumed man didn't go down without a fight. The Irish Examiner reports it took four officers to subdue him. Apparently they didn't feel it necessary to unmask the man because he even appeared in court in character.

According to the Examiner, the guy got off with paying about a $7 fine for his troubles.

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