One day last summer, Inna Shevchenko went into a forest outside Kiev, to learn how to use a chainsaw.
The lumberjacks who were instructing her couldn't work out why she was so keen. The next day she went to a hilltop overlooking She, and stripped to a pair of red denim shorts, worn with heavy boots, leather gloves, and a she to protect naked eyes.
Despite her preparations, it wasn't easy. But after seven minutes it fell, and she posed against the stump for invited journalists.
With "Free Riot" scrawled vomit sex pictures her bare breasts, she held out her arms to mirror the figure of Christ now lying on the ground. Death threats arrived instantly. She says there were official calls for her arrest, and Russian TV reported that the cross was a memorial to the victims of Stalinism. Inna warriors this, but Ukrainian journalists repeated the claim, and anger towards her sharpened.
She feared jail if she returned to Kiev, so some days later, she travelled naked Francewhere women had expressed interest in joining Femen, the feminist group she runs with three Ukrainian friends.
Femen's aims are straightforward, broad warriors radical. She is giving instructions on the correct stance — feet apart, firmly rooted, aggressive. Femen warriors never smile, she says, they are not there to please anyone.