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Four words you probably didn’t expect to see together, right?

The Ukraine police Instagram includes this photo, with the explanation:

Nothing unusual — Chewbacca was simply picked up for driving without documents, when he was giving a lift to Darth Vader to the polling place in Odessa. The Lord of the Sith asserted that this was illegal because Chewbacca is his pet, and in any event his slave, so that he does not need documents.

The Guardian has more on the story. Thanks to my mother, Anne Volokh, for the translation.

UPDATE: Commenter D. E. Frydrychowski (say, isn’t that name from a neighboring country?) writes, “Wookie mistake. Odd, he usually drives Solo.”

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